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Monday, September 2, 2019

"Free from pesticides, Italy begins with municipalities": the conference giving voice to mayors

On June 12th, at Sala Aranciera of the Orto Botanico in Rome, a number of Italian mayors told the stories of local communities that have taken action to protect the health of citizens and the environment from the dangers posed by synthetic agrochemicals, starting from city regulations, such as th

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

SUD implementation still lamentably inadequate: how linking it to the CAP could help

 

The European Commission’s Progress Report on the implementation plan to increase the availability of low-risk plant protection products and accelerate implementation of integrated pest management in Member States

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Pesticide Action Week 2019- together for a pesticide free future!

Pesticide Action Week is a grassroots initiative orchestrated by Générations Futures, Pan Europe member organisation in France, taking place during the first ten days of every spring (20th-30th of March) when usually the spraying of pesticides resumes.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Marching for a pesticide free Italy

On Sunday 19th of May, despite adverse weather conditions, hundreds of people across the Italian regions of Trentino, Veneto and Emilia Romagna joined peaceful protests in what now, in its third year running, is officially known as the Marcia Stop Pesticidi.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New developments on glyphosate

While soon in Europe we will be discussing again the renewal of the glyphosate, on the other side of the Atlantic, the second Roundup cancer trial in San Fransisco’s Federal court concluded that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide (the most popular glyphosate-based herbicide) was a substantial factor ca

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Bees continuously threatened

Bees are still under threat despite the EU ban on three highly bee-toxic neonicotinoids.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

NGOs call on EU regulators to protect Europeans from endocrine disruptors

As PAN Europe, we’re very disappointed with the lack of commitment in the recent Commission’s communication “Towards a comprehensive European Union framework on endocrine disruptors” as it fails

Bees
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

EU Member States continue putting bees at risk

Inspired by UN’s World Charter for Nature, the precautionary principle represents one of the cornerstones of EU’s environmental legislation[1].

Stop EDCs- EDCFree Coalition
Monday, December 3, 2018

Why are our EU regulators so reluctant to protect us from hormone disruptors?

Europeans were once again disappointed this month from the lack of commitment of European policy makers to phase out the use of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), set clear targets and increase the level of protection of citizens’ and environmental health.

Referendum to Ban Pesticides
Monday, December 3, 2018

Prosecco : A story of not a sparkling wine, but a local resistance against pesticides

Conegliano is a « a miracle of nature in the Veneto region of Italy located in the famous Prosecco area : both for the wine it produces, and for the splendid hilly countryside», as described in guide books.

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