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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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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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pollution of l'air

A campaign to measure the presence of pesticides in the air in 2018

Les associations de surveillance de la qualité de l’air mesureront en 2018 la présence des pesticides dans l’air, dans le cadre d’une campagne exploratoire destinée à mieux évaluer l’exposition de la population, a indiqué ATMO France, qui fédère ces organismes.   La campagne, pilotée par l’Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire

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glyphosate

Bataille du glyphosate : les liens secrets entre la profession agricole et l’industrie des pesticides

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La Commission européenne vient de décider le renouvellement pour cinq ans de la licence du glyphosate, une molécule présente dans de nombreux herbicides, et considérée comme cancérogène probable. Le ministre français Nicolas Hulot souhaitait un renouvellement pour trois ans mais 18 autres pays lui ont donné tort. Alors que de

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dicamba

Dicamba, Monsanto's latest pesticide, is wreaking havoc in the USA. Soon Europe?

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Thousands of U.S. farmers filed lawsuits in 2017 against Monsanto and dicamba, a herbicide marketed by the group. Dicamba is a volatile herbicide that spreads to nearby fields and devastates almost everything in its path. You thought you knew about glyphosate? There's something better: dicamba! The services of

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Arnaud Apoteker

"It's high time to ban glyphosate."

Arnaud Apoteker, who was for a long time in charge of the GMO campaign for Greenpeace France, was one of the key players in obtaining a ban on the cultivation of GMOs in France. A fierce opponent of the use of pesticides, particularly glyphosate, he was the linchpin and general coordinator of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

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