Focus on Natural agriculture

2015: nations move against GMO

2015 has been a remarkable year in the movement to ban GMO worldwide. 19 EU member states have chosen to opt-out of cultivation of EU-approved GMO crops. Also, the US Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its decision to permit for use Dow Chemical’s ‘Enlist Duo’ pesticide, which contains 2,4-D, one of the components of Agent […] Read on...

Deadly neonicotinoid banned in USA

The US Federal Court has banned Dow Chemical’s neonicotinoid ‘sulfoxaflor’. Neonicotinoids are proven to be deadly to bees and pollinating insects. The Federal Court concluded the US Environmental Protection Agency violated Federal Law when it approved the neonicotinoid in 2013. 15380 Read on...

Open letter to the Court of Justice of the European Union

Appeal for continuation of the ban on bee threatening pesticides Read in our open letter to the Court of Justice of the European Union about the shocking results that have been published after the two-year research period and how important it is for the judges and for every individual to assume responsibility and to show […] Read on...

Big legal victory for farmers against GMO in Oregon, USA

A federal judge has ruled that a recent ordinance in Jackson County, Oregon, to ban genetically modified crops from being grown is lawful. This is the first time a federal court has made such a ruling and sets an incredible precedent. 14383 Read on...

2015 International Year of Soils

On Friday, December 5th, 2014 on the occasion of the World Soil Day The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations formally launched the “UN International Year of Soils” during the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. 5301 Read on...