Turn to pesticides and the European Parliament rejects a 50% reduction by 2030

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In 2020, Europe launched the Green Deal and its application in agriculture, the “Farm to Fork” strategy, which envisages a 50% reduction in pesticide use and 25% of organically cultivated farmland by 2030. The approach, which is almost in denial, first failed to stop the spread of glyphosate and then by voting against a regulation … Read more

This man grew 3 banana trees in the middle of the street for over 2 years (and the epilogue will make you cry)

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A man planted three banana trees in the middle of a traffic island and watered them every day for two years. Now he was forced to remove them, but fortunately the plants found a new home @FNN/YouTube Planted by a 50-year-old Japanese man three banana trees in the middle of the main road city ​​of … Read more

Glyphosate: Bayer ordered to pay huge compensation to 3 farmers sickened by its herbicide

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Another court defeat for Bayer. A Missouri jury ordered a multinational company to pay huge damages to 3 farmers (plus the wife of one of them) who accused the herbicide Roundup of causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. A few days ago, a Missouri jury handed down a historic verdict ordered Bayer to pay $1.56 billion 3 plaintiffs … Read more

Jamu, the ancient long life elixir of Indonesian tradition that regenerates body and mind

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The drink, whose recipes were passed down orally from generation to generation, appears to have become popular in Indonesia during the Mataram Kingdom, an Indo-Buddhist kingdom that ruled the central part of the island of Java from the 7th to the 8th century. At that time, the royal family asked traditional healers to prepare natural … Read more

Miss Universe Nepal, the first curvy model to break beauty pageant stereotypes

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At the Miss Universe stage, Nepal’s representative brought true beauty to the stage, overturning standards and breaking the mold. Confident and very determined Miss Nepal accentuates the curves of beauty and encourages all women @Miss Universe – Nepal/Facebook Beauty has many forms and knows no obstacles. It cannot be judged by the size of the … Read more

Now you can get bean seeds to grow at home (for free): here’s how

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With FAO’s Increase programme, it is possible to obtain ancient bean seeds for cultivation at home from five different varieties to promote biodiversity. From November 27 to February 29, it will be possible to apply FAO Enhancement Program receive at home ancient bean seeds to grow. He manages the projectUniversity of Marche with the support … Read more

#RosemaryWater: Does TikTok’s viral rosemary water really work for hair care?

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Rosemary water is trending on TikTok as a miracle hair treatment – ​​but does it really work? Let’s try to clarify yet another viral trend @Tick Tock One of the latest hair care trends becoming popular on social networks is the so-called “Rosemary water”, or rosemary water: it is a natural agent that promotes hair … Read more

Pfas also in pesticides: a new report reveals which ones are still allowed in Europe

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A recent report from the Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN) revealed the widespread presence of PFASs, which are notoriously persistent, in pesticides. Despite environmental and human health concerns, current European pesticide regulation does not adequately address the risk posed by the use of these active substances. @PanEurope The presence of someone Pfas (per- and polyfluoroalkyl … Read more

Enough glyphosate: 13 associations ask Italian ministers to block authorization for use in Europe

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Thirteen associations and NGOs have sent an open letter to the ministers of the environment, agriculture and health, asking them to oppose the renewal of the authorization for glyphosate in the European Union. The request is based on new scientific evidence indicating the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate, including a study sponsored by the Ramazzini Institute … Read more

Bayer in the red nearly $5 billion on glyphosate (and interest rates)

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Bayer announced that the third quarter for the company ended with a loss of 4.56 billion euros. This was mainly due to write-downs in the Crop Science division, responsible for the group’s agricultural products, due to glyphosate and increased interest rates. @Tobias Arhelger/Shutterstock Bayer begins to deal with a series of serious economic problems at … Read more