Campaigners vow to continue fighting ecosystem destruction as a campaign to make ecocide a crime in Europe draws to a close
An initiative to create a law that would prohibit the destruction or loss of ecosystems in EU territories is making a final effort to gather support. Eradicate Ecocide Europe (EEE) is a European Citizen’s Initiative that needs the support of one million European citizens by 21 January 2014. If successful the European Commission would have to consider the proposal, which could then lead to a vote by the European parliament on implementing an ecocide law. However so far just 85,000 people have signed up online.
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