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First World Bee Day on May 20th 2018 and the important ban on neonicotinoids

On May 20th 2018 World Bee Day takes place internationally for the first time. The World Bee Day resolution states “…through education and activities it is intended to raise the awareness of the importance of bees and other pollinators, the dangers they are exposed to as well as their contribution for a sustainable development.” Read on...

Earth Day 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day on April 22nd all round the world Mother Earth, who is providing for us all we need and require, and this on a constant basis, was honoured. The question is what we humans do in return: do we give anything back, how much and what? Read on...

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...