July Newsletter 2023

  • #Pestgate: why the EU pesticide control does not work the way it should
  • Help to Save Bees and Farmers now!
  • EU citizens are not protected against neurotoxic effects of pesticides
  • Under the Surface: A Deep Dive Into EU Water Pollution 
  • European Parliament calls for action to curb water pollution

June Newsletter 2023

  • For the very first time: ban proposed because pesticide is an endocrine disruptor
  • Conservatives announce general attack on Green Deal
  • Toxic 12 down to 10! One of Europe’s most toxic pesticides finally banned 
  • New guidance document to better protect bees against pesticides
  • Two new legal procedures against EU Commission

May Newsletter 2023

  • 10 recommendations to close the gaps in EU pesticide authorisation
  • European Commission answers to Save Bees and Farmers: It’s far from over
  • The arguments to ban glyphosate pile up
  • Yes, EU countries can ban glyphosate products - but Luxembourg made a mistake
  • Social Manifesto on Pesticides
  • Call for a swift ban of the active substance s-metolachlor

April Newsletter 2023

  • Help us to reveal more facts about glyphosate - please donate
  • Yes, glyphosate is harmful to bees
  • Fact check reveals many falsehoods in EU debate on pesticide reduction
  • EU finally bans 2 very toxic pesticides - including one of the Toxic 12
  • No obstacles to ban glyphosate: alternatives exist for all uses

March Newsletter 2023

  • We need effective buffer zones against a cloud of pesticides
  • Lower residue limits for pesticides in food to protect pollinators
  • Pesticide debate in EU Parliament - Save Bees and Farmers
  • PAN Netherlands wants more organic products in supermarkets

February Newsletter 2023

  • Strong presentation of Save Bees and Farmers proposals in EU Parliament
  • EU Court of Justice: no more derogations for bee-toxic neonicotinoids and other EU-banned pesticides
  • Cypermethrin: Belgium's authorisation system challenged in national court
  • From Toxic 12 to Toxic 10?

Winter Newsletter 2022

  • EU pesticide regulation and Green Deal under heavy attack
  • 1 Million EU citizens tell EU Commission: end the war against nature
  • EU Commission gives green light for another deadly Glyphosate year
  • Court Case in Belgium to ban beekiller product

Pesticide Autumn Newsletter 2022

  • Over 1 million Europeans want to Save Bees and Farmers 
  • Insects and Wildlife populations hit new lows - how to avoid Silent Spring?
  • Pesticide Paradise Report, a Toxic 12 follow up
  • Pesticide Atlas 2022: +80% pesticide use worldwide since 1990
  • Extend the prolongation of glyphosate?

Rachel Carson Month Newsletter 2022

  • Sixty years after Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring is almost here
  • Why is FAO so complacent with Syngenta’s killer herbicide Paraquat ?
  • Legal actions against derogations and the re-approval of beekiller cypermethrin

Pesticide Summer Newsletter 2022

  • Russian aggression used by the agribusiness lobby
  • New Campaign: Ban the Toxic 12
  • Florence joins the Pesticide-Free Town Network
  • Sulfoxaflor will be banned but wild bees are still at risk ​

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