ecocide

The crime of ecocide must be recognized by the International Criminal Court

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As a lawyer and activist, Valérie Cabanes has encountered situations on every continent where the fundamental rights of peoples are affected by damage to their natural environment. She describes some of these experiences, analyzes recent environmental pressures on the International Criminal Court (ICC) and proposes an architecture for the future.

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glyphosate application

Glyphosate: European authorities took Monsanto's reports verbatim to authorize the pesticide

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Pure plagiarism. In literature, it's not very pretty, but in public health, it's very serious. In 2017, the European Union extended the use of glyphosate, the famous herbicide from the firm Monsanto/Bayer, for five years. This authorisation is the result of an expert report that plagiarized the use of glyphosate.

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dicamba

Monsanto's dicamba, the controversial cousin of glyphosate, is licensed in the USA. Europe soon?

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American farmers will be able to use dicamba in their crops. This pesticide, a cousin of glyphosate, is produced by Monsanto-Bayer. Highly controversial, it was the subject of fierce discussions but finally the American authorities have just renewed its authorization. Volatile, it spreads to neighbouring fields and devastates everything, or almost everything,

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baysanto

Validation of the Bayer-Monsanto Marriage: the underside of creating a monster

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After the approval of the European Union, it is now the turn of the American justice system to validate the marriage between two giants: the American pesticides and seeds giant Monsanto and the German chemicals conglomerate Bayer. A union sealed for the astronomical sum of 66 billion dollars. Plant protection products, seeds,

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ecological transition

Glyphosate : Pas d’inscription d’interdiction dans la loi d’ici 3 ans

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Alors que les députés choisissent les amendements qui figureront dans la loi Agriculture et Alimentation, projet de loi qui est le fruit des États généraux de l’alimentation, la sortie du glyphosate d’ici 2021 ne sera pas gravée dans la loi. C’était un engagement présidentiel, mais le gouvernement assure que l’herbicide

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