Webtask: add newsletter subscription feature

User story Visitors of our website should be able to register for receiving the newsletter. While submitting their email adress, they also should be able to choose in which language they want to receive the newsletter. The language selected to display the website should be preselected. After registration the user should receive the newsletters with a Read more about Webtask: add newsletter subscription feature[…]

Conventional agriculture is causing massive Ecocide

Since 40 years, Glyphosate, the basic „ingredient“ of the herbicide „Roundup“ has been applied to vast stretches of agricultural monocultures in more and more countries, and its use has been on the increase. www.sueddeutsche.de/gesundheit/bund-untersuchungen The article also states that according to WHO, glyphosate has been detected in lesser concentrations in food, water and air www.sueddeutsche.de/gesundheit/glyphosat-hoehere-krebsgefahr-durch-weltweit-verwendetes-pestizid-1.2406147 Read more about Conventional agriculture is causing massive Ecocide[…]

End Ecocide petition discussed by European Parliament – endorsed by MEP’s from across Europe/ Prisca Merz

February 26th 2015 was a big day for End Ecocide: Two hearings took place in the European Parliament: one in the morning to discuss the European Citizens’ Initiative in the light of the upcoming revision of the legislation one in the afternoon to discuss End Ecocide. We were the first ECI that was discussed as Read more about End Ecocide petition discussed by European Parliament – endorsed by MEP’s from across Europe/ Prisca Merz[…]

Could the Swedish state be held liable for human rights violations induced by climate change? / Mariam Carlsson Kanyama

A case study of Sweden with reference to the Dutch law suit Urgenda et al. Abstract The world is headed for irreversible climate change and the discrepancy between climate science and politics is nearly insurmountable. In the Netherlands, 900 claimants together with the non- governmental organization (NGO) Urgenda, have filed a law suit against the Read more about Could the Swedish state be held liable for human rights violations induced by climate change? / Mariam Carlsson Kanyama[…]

End Ecocide petition to be discussed in the European Parliament on February 26th

The first stage of our initiative – the End Ecocide in Europe ECI-turned-petition is drawing near. We started as a European Citizens’ Initiative that ended just one year ago not reaching the threshold of required signatures. None of the signatures we collected however will be lost! Immediately after that we continued collecting signatures for a Read more about End Ecocide petition to be discussed in the European Parliament on February 26th[…]

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step / Elena Nikolovska

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu I know using this quote is such a cliché, but it all started with this very same quote. And this is exactly how I feel right now, like I’ve walked a thousand miles. When I was asked to write an article Read more about The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step / Elena Nikolovska[…]

The EU at a crossroads – hope and despair in the face of a dangerous return to growth as sole goal as the world heats and global players realise the need to act

On December 1st, Prisca, the initiator of the European Citizens’ Initiative, presented End Ecocide at the 40th anniversary of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), an umbrella organisation bringing together citizens’ environmental organisations from all over Europe in order to influence EU policy. Read some of her thoughts below. The EEB had assembled an impressive list Read more about The EU at a crossroads – hope and despair in the face of a dangerous return to growth as sole goal as the world heats and global players realise the need to act[…]

End Ecocide Conference: the launch of worldwide new campaign for International Justice for the Earth

On October the 13th, the End Ecocide initiative gathered legal experts, scientists, NGOs, politics and citizens in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels to talk about the ecocide concept and ways to implement it at national, european and international levels. Here is the summary of our day! Dr. Damien Short – London Read more about End Ecocide Conference: the launch of worldwide new campaign for International Justice for the Earth[…]

A European Citizens’ Initiative for the Next Generation

     End Ecocide and The ECI Campaign organise in a half-day workshop in Brussels on Tuesday, 14 October 2014. We will explore what can be done to ensure that the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) works for the next generation and for future organizers using the world’s first tool of participatory, transnational and digital democracy. Some of Read more about A European Citizens’ Initiative for the Next Generation[…]

End Ecocide Conference in Brussels

Future generations depend on present decisions! As the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has closed, End Ecocide on Earth is born – as the whole world is affected by ecocide. Would you like to learn more about Ecocide and how to end it?   We warmly invite you to join us for our End Ecocide on Read more about End Ecocide Conference in Brussels[…]