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On September 26, 2022, our partner Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) published a legal opinion on the export of pesticides banned in Europe (European Union, Switzerland and United Kingdom) to Africa and Central America. The Basel Convention, which regulates international trade in hazardous waste, is insufficient to effectively protect all countries from the impacts… Read More

“We spray our elm trees and the following springs are silent of robin song, not because we sprayed the robins directly but because the poison traveled, step by step, through the now familiar elm-earthworm-robin cycle.” Rachel Carson On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson‘s book Silent Spring, our partner… Read More

The documentary broadcast by Arte television channel “Pesticides: the European hypocrisy” exposes the inconsistencies of the European policy on dangerous pesticides, with, among others, the contribution of Larissa Bombardi, Brazilian geographer at the University of São Paulo and board member of Justice Pesticides. While the European Union (EU) has banned the use of a number… Read More

On July 7, 2022, our partner PAN Europe challenged the new extension of approval of the toxic pesticide Dimoxystrobin granted by the European Commission, before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). PAN EU intends to denounce the current practice of systematically re-approving dangerous pesticides by the European institution, without any adequate re-evaluation… Read More

The association Good Food Good Farming (GFGF) invites European citizens to participate in a European participatory science action, Pesticide-Checkup! Until June 30, 2022, it is proposed to all those who want to request a hair test, conducted by an independent French laboratory, which will seek to detect the presence of residues of 30 pesticides in… Read More