Unique Hair Testing Project Reveals High Levels of Glyphosate in Members of the Japanese Parliament

by Sustainable Pulse - 29 August 2019

A unique testing project involving 23 members of the Japanese Parliament, has shocked the country after it was revealed that the majority of the politicians had long-term exposure to a variety of pesticides, including the world’s most used herbicide, glyphosate. The hair testing results were announced in...

Sustainable Food

Let Them Eat GM Cottonseed!

US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulators have approved a new type of GM cotton, the seed of which is to be used for human and animal consumption. The cotton, developed by researchers at Texas A&M University, is being touted as a protein-rich way to feed the poor and hungry. However, the many risks of this GM food are being ignored, GM Watch reported. Source: GM Watch By Claire Robinson The...

Sustainable Agriculture

Pesticides to Blame for Insect Decline that Threatens Life on Earth

A new report, Insect Declines and Why They Matter, commissioned by an alliance of UK Wildlife Trusts in the south west, concludes that drastic declines in insect numbers look set to have far-reaching consequences for both wildlife and people.  The new report by invertebrate expert, Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, highlights the severe effects of the declines on...