PAN UK Updates2018-08-06T11:25:23+01:00

PAN UK Updates

Pesticide victim, Paul François, confronts Bayer-Monsanto’s CEO

September 3rd, 2019|

By Deborah Lewis, SumOfUs Paul François and SumofUs activists at the Bayer-Monsanto AGM Every spring, in Germany’s former capital city Bonn, Bayer-Monsanto’s top executives, shareholders and CEO meet for the chemical giant's annual [...]

Britain’s fourth agricultural revolution: agroecology!

August 5th, 2019|

by Stephanie Williamson, Staff Scientist, PAN UK Launched in July 2019, the latest report from the convenors of the RSA’s Food, Farming & Countryside Commission, entitled Our Future in the Land, could have been yet [...]

London Assembly unanimously adopts Motion to eliminate glyphosate

July 5th, 2019|

By Nick Mole, Policy Officer, PAN UK 2019 is proving to be an amazing year for our Pesticide-Free Towns campaign, as an ever growing number of councils adopt policies that will bring an end to [...]

Seen us on Countryfile? Here’s the detail behind our recommendations

May 26th, 2019|

We were delighted to be featured on Countryfile this week talking about the support British farmers need to move away from pesticides. PAN UK has been working to reduce pesticide-related harms in the UK for [...]

Agricultural pesticide drift contaminates children’s playgrounds

May 21st, 2019|

by Koen Hertoge, PAN Europe and Peter Clausing, PAN Germany Agricultural pesticide drift contaminates children's playgrounds - Image: Shutterstock Fruit and wine production is among the agricultural sectors with the highest pesticide applications. [...]

Agroecology threatens the existence of a toxic pesticide industry

May 7th, 2019|

by Michel Pimbert, Professor of Agroecology and Food Politics at Coventry University Pesticide companies are caught up in a fierce competition for survival. In the current context of global mergers and restructurings, transnational corporations [...]

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