As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted Pesticide and Gave it To Students! “Feeding Dipel to one’s students in a public seminar creates an impressive list of problematic issues: safety concerns, ethics concerns, questionable science,and, not least, by eating a pesticide and encouraging his students to do the same, both the professor and his students broke […]
Following a student campaign against the spraying of herbicides on its campuses and three legal decisions concluding that glyphosate causes cancer, the University of California has suspended the use of Roundup and glyphosate-based herbicides on all campuses. by Jonathan Latham, PhD At the UC Berkeley campus, the Herbicide-Free UC students worked with the Grounds Operations […]
In the absence of any sweeping international agreements addressing insect pollinator conservation, this project’s goal was to find topics of consensus at the sub-national levels concerning insect pollinator conservation. This paper showcases areas of agreement useful for similar international, national, providence/state/territory, and municipal policies.