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)

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

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.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What is next on EDCs?

The Commission has recently published a roadmap on an EU framework for endocrine disruptors (ED) and it's open for public consultation until the 19th of July.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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.

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