Poland's ruling party has a peculiar stance when it comes to nature conservation, a clear example of this is the felling of the Białowieża Forest. The recent killings of protected seals along the country's shore have been completely ignored by the party, which believes that ecology is a notion created by the left. EURACTIV's partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.
Irish Commissioner-designate for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan survived his hearing in Parliament’s AGRI Committee, in spite of attacks by the Greens, and some domestic policy issues, raised by compatriots.
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