Reflections on 6 Symposia on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUD)
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.
Crunch Time on Glyphosate
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
Integrated Pest Management: Which Sectors have taken up IPM and new Symposium
Integrated Pest Management: which sectors have taken up IPM and launch of the Symposium on the sustainable use of pesticides Directive (SUD) , 31/1/2018, Brussels
Ljubljana-EU Green Capital 2016- takes the first step in the move towards pesticide free
Last year, Ljubljana, the capital and largest city of Slovenia, was awarded a prestigious European Green Capital title.
Local Struggles against Use of Pesticides in UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Cases of Italian Prosecco region and Croation Hvar Island
The region of Prosecco DOCG in Italy is characterized by intensive wine production, where vineyards cover both urban and natural areas over the entire area, and where pesticides are intensely used.
EU's Efforts to regulate Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs)
Yet another impasse in European Institutions’ efforts to regulate Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs), chemicals that interfere with hormonal systems causing significant negative effects on reproduction, growth and brain development among others.