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Articles Tagged "Pesticide"

The news has been filled with articles on the emergency neonicotinoids derogation, but little attention has been given to the Government’s launch of the draft revised UK National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (NAP). The NAP will set out how pesticides will be used across the UK, and this consultation is our…

We are experiencing a biodiversity crisis, with a catastrophic decline in insect life, in part because of over-use of pesticide. And there are questions around the safety of glyphosate to our health (read how Bayer have agreed to pay out $US15.9b in cancer claims. HOT NEWS from mid September 2020 – a quote from Lambeth Council:…

Q&A  with Janie Bickersteth, Chair of IEL Why are you so passionate about working with schools? I believe that all children should be exposed to Nature and the soil. Why does soil matter?