Pesticides and the climate crisis: a vicious cycle
A new report published by The Pesticide Action Network (PAN UK) / The Pesticide Collaboration (includes ORC) calls for the UK Government to reduce the contribution of pesticides to greenhouse gas emissions and improve the climate resilience of food and farming systems.
Farmland practices are driving bird population decline across Europe
A new collaborative study published in the Journal PNAS finds that agricultural intensification, in particular pesticides and fertiliser use, is the main pressure for most bird population declines, especially for invertebrate feeders.
Scientific study shows synthetic pesticides significantly more dangerous than natural ones
More organic farming means less pesticide use and risk