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Category Glyphosate

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

A new Parliamentary Petition to ban glyphosate and to reduce pesticide use in Canada is worthy of support. Substantial pesticides reduction and alternative strategies for growing 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.
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The Roundup turn-around

96 scientists denounce EU report, and reaffirm International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) finding that the world’s most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate, probably causes cancer November 30, 2015 Background:…

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