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    EU Announces Plan to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

    EU Announces Plan to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

    The European Commission has proposed a new law that would cut pesticide use in half by 2030 and completely ban the use of these chemicals near schools, playgrounds and hospitals. The proposal is part of a larger set of goals to reverse biodiversity loss and restore 20% of land and seas by the end of […]

    Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

    Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

    A new study has found that regular consumption of fish and other seafood is linked to an increased risk of developing melanoma. While sun exposure, especially when the skin gets sunburned, heightens the risk of melanoma, a new study from Brown University and published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control has also found that […]

    Court Rules EPA Failed to Fully Consider Glyphosate’s Risk to Humans and Wildlife

    Court Rules EPA Failed to Fully Consider Glyphosate’s Risk to Humans and Wildlife

    A federal court ruled Friday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must reconsider whether glyphosate — the active ingredient in Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller — poses a health risk to humans and endangered species.  Environmental groups had challenged the Trump administration’s 2020 interim registration for the chemical, which concluded that it did not cause cancer […]

    Spiritual Leader Sadhguru Takes 100-Day Motorcycle Journey to Save Soil

    Spiritual Leader Sadhguru Takes 100-Day Motorcycle Journey to Save Soil

    More than half of the world’s agricultural soils are already degraded, and both scientists and UN agencies agree that the remaining soil will only take us another 40 to 50 years.  Yet despite the threat this poses to biodiversity, the climate and global food security, soil health receives less attention than other looming environmental crises. […]