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On World Environment Day Pesticide Action Network (PAN) calls on citizens and governments to take action on highly toxic pesticides and make the planet a safer place. PAN has released an updated list of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) to call the attention to these dangerous chemicals.  

 

 

From: Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP)

 

IPENers from Uganda Network on Toxic Free Malaria Control (UNETMAC) and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America are quoted in this recent article.

Brussels/Zurich – A Europe-wide Alliance to Save the Bees and Agriculture today made themselves heard at the annual general meetings (AGMs) of Syngenta and Bayer to demand the agrochemical companies acknowledge their role in global bee-decline and step away from threatening EU-imposed legislation against neonicotinoid pesticides which harm bees.

Jo Immig, from IPEN Participating Organization National Toxics Network, is quoted in this article in the Sydney Morning Herald by Esther Han.

The Abbott government is planning to axe a scheme designed to eliminate dangerous chemicals from food and other agriculture production, outraging consumer and environmental groups.

 

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High time for the European Commission to take action to ensure respect of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive.

27 March 2014 – Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe) has today sent anothe

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Brussels, 12 March 2013

Info: François Veillerette

+32 (0)473 37 56 71

The Observer, 12 January, 2014

Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda, with an estimated average of 10.6 million malaria cases each year.

It is responsible for 30-50 per cent of all hospital outpatient visits, 35 per cent of hospital admissions and 9-14 per cent of all hospital deaths.

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