London Assembly unanimously adopts Motion to eliminate glyphosate

2019-07-05T12:53:52+01:00July 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 the use of potentially harmful pesticides in the parks and playgrounds, streets and schools where [...]

An organic lawn

2019-04-17T10:07:17+01:00April 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

by Sarah Brown, Growing Advice Editor of Garden Organic It’s all too tempting to think of your lawn as a plain green area. Think instead of a wonderful, natural carpet, composed of thousands of separate plants, with colour, texture and wildlife. The organic lawn can feed birds, insects and soil [...]

34 Years after the Bhopal disaster: we still need a highly hazardous pesticide ban

2018-12-03T11:46:04+01:00December 3rd, 2018|

December 3rd 2018, is the 34th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster when a gas tank exploded in a Union Carbide pesticide factory in India, killing thousands of people. To date, half a million people have suffered from health consequences linked to that disaster. Elderly survivors of the ‪Bhopal disaster [...]