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Public supports environment

A Commission survey into environmental attitudes has shown 89% support for EU funding to be allocated more for environmentally friendly activities and developments.

The Eurobarometer survey interviewed nearly 27,000 people in the 27 member states. Among its other findings are that 83% of respondents believe the efficient use of natural resources can boost economic growth in the EU, and 95% say protecting the environment is very important to them personally. Survey available here.