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Pesticides News - No.105 November 2016

EDCs - more delays in the EU over endocrine disrupting chemicals

PAN-UK contributes experience and expertise at the PIC CRC meeting

Pesticide-free towns campaign launches toolkit during workshop for UK councillors and council officers

New guide to help cotton farmers control pests with beneficial insects

News from the network - PAN International launches glyphosate monograph

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Pesticides News - No.104 August 2016

  Brexit – Dark Days Ahead or a Bright New Future for UK Agriculture?

In Search of the Stings that Sting the Honeybees in Eastern India.

How is cotton Farming Affecting Biodiversity in Ethiopia’s Rift Valley?
News in Brief - Neonicotinoids in the UK

News From The Network - PAN-India Reports on Agroecology in Kerela

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Pesticides News - No.103 June 2016

Phasing out HHPs in Costa Rica

A brief summary of the "Mind The Gap" report and reactions it generated

Pesticide Free Towns - A UK wide campaign by the Pesticide Action Network UK

Petition launched calling for U.S. Government to bring accountability for Bhopal injustices

From electricity to combs, PAN-UK finds out about two alternative weed control methods

News in brief - News from the Network (Sustainability Standards to co-operate on eliminating HHPs - Action against the reauthorisation of Glyphosate in Europe - PAN Asia Pacific launches Agroecology “Multiversity”)

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Pesticides News - No.102 December 2015

Phasing out highly hazardous pesticides with agroecology

Policies for pollinators – the need for government leadership in backing England’s bees

UK farmers’ crowd-funding initiative – for affordable biopesticides

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Pesticides News - No.101 September 2015

Pesticide risks for farmers and vulnerable groups in Armenia

Neonicotinoids: Defra’s short-sighted approach risks losing trust in pesticide regulation

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Pesticides News - No.100 May 2015

The shocking reality of paraquat use in India

PAN UK for Pesticide-Free towns and cities in the UK

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Pesticides News - No.99 April 2015

Pesticides News - No.98 February 2015

Pesticides News - No.97 December 2014

Pesticides News - No.96 November 2014


These are digital copies of PN in its previous printed format, which you can download in PDF format.

Autumn 2013
Autumn 2012
Autumn 2011
  • Pollinators and pesticides: latest developments
  • Pesticides on a plate – new PAN UK report on pesticide residues in food
  • Amenity spraying of pesticides – are the new regulations working
  • Capital Bee project working for a London wide pollinator strategy
  • Innovative weeding technology leading the way in non-toxic weed control
  • CAP reform will not be able to reduce EU’s dependency on pesticides, but the battle is still only beginning
  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: a long way to go before effective regulation
  • Neonicotinoid restrictions present a unique opportunity to introduce safer agro-ecological approaches to pest management
  • Tackling pesticide stockpiles in Tanzania
  • Agriculture diffuse source nitrate residues: the case of soils of citrus orchards in Guzelyurt, Cyprus
  • The Organic Naturally Different Campaign
  • Putting your best foot forward
  • UK’s disappointing National Action is a missed opportunity
  • Biocide Regulation to come into force in 2013
  • 2012 Olympics tarnished by Dow sponsorship
  • OPs in sheep dip in the UK – the human legacy
  • Paraquat – 50 years of human rights violations
  • UK government ignores call to review bee-toxic pesticides
  • Brazil’s Public Health Agency suggests consumers switch to organic to avoid pesticides
  • Wetland birds poisoned by endosulfan and chlorpyrifos in Argentina
  • Bee declines and the link with pesticides – PAN UK calls for action
  • Earth-friendly gardening
  • Environmentalism since Silent Spring
  • No level playing field – uneven distribution of benefit in organic cotton
  • Wangari Maathai’s final journay
  • When less equals more – the rapid rise of weeds resistant to glyphosate
  • ‘DriftCatcher’ pilot with smallholders in Senegal
  • Controlling pesticide poisoning in Lake Eyasi basin, Tanzania
  • Biological control in Brazil
  • Pesticides Forum – 15 years and still going strong
  • International row over sponsor of 2012 London Olympic Games
  • Big 6 agrochemical companies indicted for crimes against humanity
  • Italy’s neonicotinoid bans help bees
  • What are UK supermarkets doing about pesticides?
  • Useful research findings from African horticulture systems
  • Seeds of freedom
  • Vanishing of the bees
  June 2011  
March 2011
Dec 2010
  • PAN UK launches 25th anniversary appeal
  • Victory! Endosulfan slated for global ban
  • Poisonings in Burkina Faso support paraquat’s inclusion in watch list
  • Pesticide use continues to grow in Brazil
  • Pesticides course to strengthen
  • developing country capacity
  • Self-monitoring for self-protection
  • From ‘spraying to death’ to judicious use in Kenya
  • A big step forward for pesticide dealers in Mali
  • EU undermines new requirement for independent science in pesticide approval
  • NGOs demand implementation of new EU pesticide legislation
  • Campaign hero – Nick Mole
  • Roundup and birth defects – is the public being kept in the dark?
  • Another backward step as UK aims to change training requirements
  • Something nasty lurking upstream of Cambridge
  • Phasing out pesticides to stop poisonings
  • A guide to gardening for beneficial insects
  • An ode to bees
  • Honey bees – an indicator species in decline
  • Bee-toxic pesticides are causing a buzz
  • The London Mayor’s new campaign for a bee-friendly capital
  • Promoting IPM in Illinois childcare centres
  • Could knotweed’s reign of terror be over?
  • Continued poisoning and protest force change in Latin America
  • Pesticide use and climate change – are they decoupled?
  • Still no EU agreement to reduce dependency on biocides
  • Factsheet - Imidacloprid
  • UN says bee decline is global trend
  • Beekeepers expose weaknesses in EU pesticide assessments
  • Ecological agriculture can double food production says UN
  • ENDURE network for diversifying crop protection
  • Systemic pesticides: a disaster in the Making
  • Role of pesticides in UK farmland bird decline
  • Rapid risk assessment of pesticide use in Ethiopia
  • Significant pesticide reductions possible in Europe
  • French farmers and Integrated Production of wheat
  • Poisonings in South Africa from super strength street pesticides
  • Pesticide export – from the harbour of Hamburg to the world
  • Diazinon – the problem with multiple regulatory regimes
  • Factsheet - Diazinon
  • Paraquat a major cause of poisoning in West Africa
  • UK man poisoned by paraquat
  • Cotton pesticides implicated in fatal poisonings in Benin
  • PAN Europe competition to find ‘Beefriendly
  • Farmer of the Year’ - British entrants needed!
  • New paraquat monograph

Sept 2010

June 2010
  • Pesticide poisoning in Nicaragua – five decades of evidence
  • Global survey of pesticide use reveals widespread harm
  • Increased IPM knowledge among Beninese farmers
  • Food spray training in Benin – a recipe for success
  • Growing organic crops for export – an ethical approach in Africa?
  • Pesticide residues still a food risk in the EU
  • Factsheet - Pesticides banned in Europe
  • Endosulfan bans spread
  • EU concerned over Egypt’s lax pesticide controls
  • Organics – the history of a movement
  • Best practice for apple and pear production

  • New Director takes the reins at PAN UK
  • Pesticides reduce biodiversity
  • Bt-based IPM boosts cabbage production in North Korea
  • Fishing livelihoods threatened by pesticide pollution in Uruguay
  • Global spread of grassroots action against pesticides
  • Improving organic cotton farmers’ access to neem in Benin
  • Community health monitoring in Tanzania
  • NGO lessons from Nigerian stockpiles programme
  • US bans endosulfan
  • Endosulfan and the Conventions
  • A ‘mockery of justice’ for victims of Bhopal
  • PAN UK launches new website
  • New PAN Europe National Action Plan best practice manual
  • New PAN UK organic cotton briefing
  • Communities in Peril: global report on health impacts of pesticide use in agriculture
  • PAN UK’s definitive guide to cotton and eco-labelling relaunched
  • New leaflet on the work of PAN UK’s African partners
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