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Does glyphosate damage DNA? Depends on where you look.
EU authorities seem satisfied with what they've received from manufacturers, but experts reviewed their genotoxicity studies and say that they're dangerously deficient.
Here's a brief #RoundUp of the scandal…🧵
— Eoin Dubsky (@eoin) November 26, 2021
Free, high-res pdfs. Download, learn, print, share, enjoy, hang on the wall, colour your life🟤💛🟧🔵💚🟪❤️🤎 pic.twitter.com/05vAWyJ5bs
— alberto_orgiazzi (@lultimoalbero) November 26, 2021
— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) November 30, 2021
Replacing beef with chicken or fish is a good way to reduce your environmental footprint.
But has the ethical dilemma that it means killing many more animals (& raising ones with worse lives).
— Hannah Ritchie (@_HannahRitchie) November 29, 2021
Amid ag ministries using new CAP to dig an even deeper hole, it's really worth reading the new German stakeholder's consensus document on future of agriculture https://t.co/dV9owEJnxH Let's hope the new government starts acting on the recommendations. CAP plan is the first test.
— Ariel Brunner (@ArielBrunner) December 1, 2021
Our first crop of peat free Parsley, and it’s looking pretty good. There’s lots more to come along with other herb varieties but this was the last batch of herbs to be potted up in 2021 #herbs #peatfree #herbplants #herb #growyourown #gardening #Horticulture pic.twitter.com/6p0jf60PRr
— Pepperpot Nursery (@pepperpotherbs) December 1, 2021
NEW RESEARCH: Minor ingredient in one of the worlds most used pesticides causes considerable damage to bumblebees! Why this is important (Hint: Co-Formulants) and what it means for pesticides, a thread: https://t.co/mXaJb0rQ8K
— Ed Straw (@EdStrawBio) November 5, 2021
The CAP reform creates a full set of opportunities for the EU's agriculture to become more friendly to the climate, environment and animal welfare, mainly thanks to eco-schemes recommended by the EC, such as e.g. agroecology and animal welfare or carbon farming. /1#FutureofCAP https://t.co/ebzGQwu5sd
— Janusz Wojciechowski (@jwojc) November 30, 2021
CAP eco-schemes: Not all that glitters is gold, warn NGOs https://t.co/huctBd4prf
— Ariel Brunner (@ArielBrunner) December 2, 2021
ICYMI – our comment, links to the scheme and some summary details.
New farm support schemes announced – low on ambition but making progress
— Vicki Hird 🐝🦋(she/her) rebugging is fun (@vickihird) December 2, 2021