Monday, 24 June , 2024

Pesticides

‘They’re drowning us in regulations’: how Europe’s furious farmers took on...

Mass demonstrations across the EU against environmental directives have become a politically charged issue By Jon Henley in Paris and Sam Jones in Pamplona Sat 10...

‘Bitter Blow’ to Biodiversity and Health as EU Pulls Proposed Pesticide...

"Those most vulnerable, including children, farmers, and farming communities, will continue to pay the price for the E.U.'s inaction," said one advocate. By Julia Conley Feb...

Green groups target poisonings from rising pesticides sales

More and more pesticides are being sprayed worldwide with deadly consequences for humans and nature, a report finds. By Gero Rueter 12.01.2022 The rising use of pesticides...

Double standard: Germany exporting banned pesticides

By Susan Haffmans Sep 27, 2019 Germany is a powerful player in global pesticide markets. Home to Bayer CropScience, this single European country is responsible for...

The UN’s Big Climate Summit Is Ignoring a Giant Red Flag

Not a single day will be devoted to food and agriculture, the source of a quarter of global emissions. By Tom Philpott Oct 29, 2021 When politicians, scientists,...

Countering Trump’s Assaults on the Natural World: a Word of Advice...

by Evaggelos Vallianatos * Dec. 7, 2020 Congratulations Mr. President-Elect. I am delighted the American people voted for you in the midst of a Trump and...

The Control of Nature

The Control of Nature by Evaggelos Vallianatos April 3, 2020 I started the day (Sunday, March 29, 2020) in relatively good spirits. The Sun was bathing nature...

Trump, a Criminal President!

Thailand To Ban Three Toxic Pesticides, US Tries To Pressure Against It By Sally Ho Nov 13, 2019 Following the Thai government’s decision to ban a...

Brazil’s toxic pesticides ‘affecting people all over the world’ through agricultural...

30 Jul, 2019 Brazil’s embrace of highly toxic pesticides – the government has approved 262 so far this year and loosened regulations on what is...

Organic honey is a sweet success for Cuba as other bee...

When the Caribbean state was no longer able to afford pesticides – which have been linked with declining bee populations – it made a...