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.
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.
Sugar Beet Industry vs Bees: High time for the EU to support low input, bee-friendly and healthy productions
(PAN Europe's Reaction to International Confederation of European Beet Growers (CIBE) )
Pesticide free towns are on the move! But are they sufficiently supported by the European regulators?
EU citizens are increasingly concerned about their health and well-being, and that of the natural environment. We have been witnessing massive dramatic decline in numbers of bees, birds and insects.
To mark the Pesticides Action Week was designed this innovative activity, which was held on March 25, 2018, linking the Glyphosate / Herbicide free Autarchy campaign, the Edible Nature project, the Land Rides taking advantage of the synergies of several partners who the co-organized: the Quercus,
2020withoutpesticides ("2020pesticidevrij") is a campaign with the aim of no more pesticides on the shelves in stores and teaching people how they can maintain their gardens, terrace and drive without using pesticides. This ca
By Michael Hamell, Chairman of the Annual IPM Symposium
End of pipe solutions are in fashion. It's smarter to treat than avoid waste, to consume in order to save, to take a pill for stress, to arm teachers! At least, that's what we are told daily.
The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to ban glyphosate (and reform the pesticides approval procedure and protect citizens and the environment from exposure to hazardous pesticides) was officially handed in to the European Commission on 3rd July 2017, with a total of 1,320,517 signatures having been collected from all across Europe. Also in July 2017, Peter Clausing (PAN Germany) together with Claire Robinson PhD (GMWatch) and Helmut Burtscher (from Global 2000) released a report on “Flaws in Glyphosate Toxicity Assessment”, showing how studies proving negative effects of the substance were dismissed from the pesticides evaluation procedure.