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6 September 2017

Our agri-activism volunteers in Wales are getting stuck into campaigning against harmful agricultural practices. Costas Kaloudis tells us about why they are fighting the herbicide glyphosate in particular. 


Tackling glyphosate

5 August 2017

On Thursday the 3rd of August, around 80 European and African young people from the Young Friends of the Earth network visited the province of Groningen in The Netherlands. In order to understand the devastating effects of gas extraction, the group went on an excursions which took them along affected communities and the biggest gas extraction field of Europe.

5 September 2017

Every year YFoEE organises placements at Caerhys Organic Farm in Wales, where volunteers get the opportunity to learn about organic, community farming and participate in anti-GMO activism. Tosca Boot, from the Netherlands, is one month into her three month placement. 

Young Friends of the Earth Europe is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national and European level. We organise events and inspire young people to take action on issues ranging from climate change, food and agriculture and education for sustainability – to ensure the voices of young people are heard in Europe and beyond.