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Category Glyphosate

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Ending glyphosate is a virtuous goal, and reducing pesticides is essential

A Parliamentary Petition to ban glyphosate and to reduce pesticide use in Canada is worthy of support. Substantial pesticides reduction and alternative strategies are essential to avoid regrettable substitutes, and importantly to support biodiversity, healthy environments, food and people. Indeed, a stated goal of the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) is to reduce pesticides by two thirds. Organic, regenerative agriculture needs more support.
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Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened as Health Canada Response Dismisses Key Science and Lacks Transparency

Canadians At Risk, With No Independent Review of Roundup Herbicide Health Canada released responses to eight objections to re-registration of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide). Government responses leave…

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