Glyphosate Campaign

Sheffield City Council: Stop using Glyphosate. Please sign the petition

Sheffield Star 10th September 2019
Sheffield Star 10th October 2019
Thanks to Juiliette for the photo

Reading List Glyphosate, Neonicotinoids and Pesticides

Pesticide Action Network

https://www.pan-uk.org/

Glyphosate

TUC Guidelines on using Glyphosate

https://www.tuc.org.uk/research-analysis/reports/glyphosate

Glyphosate is in our food

http://nautil.us/issue/66/clockwork/herbicide-is-whats-for-dinner

Glyphosate is in beer and wine

https://www.ecowatch.com/glyphosate-beer-wine-2630077686.html

FIGO International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics wants Glyphosate ban

https://www.figo.org/statement-glyphosate-removal

Monsanto paid Google to bury unfavourable news

https://futurism.com/the-byte/monsanto-google-hide-unfavorable-news

Monsanto destroy journalists reputation

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/08/monsanto-roundup-journalist-documents

Is Round-up safe for dogs?

https://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/is-roundup-safe-for-dogs/

Wirral Council spray beach

https://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/17822073.anger-wirral-council-cover-hoylake-beach-chemicals/

Glyphosate toxicity – impacts on the environment and non-target species

https://permaculture.com.au/glyphosate-toxicity-impacts-on-the-environment-and-non-target-species/

Neonicotinoids

America’s agriculture is 48 times more toxic than 25 years ago. Blame neonics

https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/07/americas-dependence-on-pesticides-especially-neonics-is-a-war-on-nature?

Half a billion bees die within three months in Brazil

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/bees-dead-brazil-pesticides-wildlife-a9071841.html

Huge decline in Songbirds linked to common pesticide

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/09/widely-used-pesticide-makes-birds-lose-weight/

Fishery collapse ‘confirms Silent Spring pesticide prophecy’

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/31/fishery-collapse-confirms-silent-spring-pesticide-prophecy?

Friends of the Earth

https://foe.org/neonicotinoids-glyphosate/

Pesticides

Govt fail to answer question on harm to bees

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2019-07-22.280362.h&s=speaker%3A24910#g280362.q0

RSPB resigns from government’s pesticides forum after chemical use soars 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/04/18/rspb-resigns-governments-pesticides-forum-chemical-use-soars/

UK accused of ‘silently eroding’ EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/12/uk-accused-silently-eroding-eu-pesticide-rules-brexit-laws

Biodiversity

Biodiversity collapse in UK continues

https://theecologist.org/2019/oct/04/biodiversity-collapse-uk-continues

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/02/12/insect-species-threatened-extinction-more-than-40-study-says/2836115002/

Monarch Butterflies Among 10 Species Imperiled by Pesticides

https://www.nrdc.org/media/2019/191030-1

Positive News!

How Council’s can save money and increase biodiversity

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/27/uk-roadsides-verge-wildlife-corridors-guidelines-wildflowers

Glyphosate free area in Hackney

https://news.hackney.gov.uk/council-trials-glyphosate-free-area-in-homerton/

Facebook Group Pesticide Free Towns

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1479569212349144/permalink/2106550049651054/

Pesticide Free Balerno (Near Edinburgh)

https://www.konect.scot/post/pesticide-free-balerno

Sheffield -Coverage of our campaign

Now Then Magazine

http://nowthenmagazine.com/app/#iss_art/591

Star

https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/politics/council/more-1000-people-petition-against-weed-killer-487773

FOI requests

How much Glyphosate does the Council use (2018)

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/use_of_herbicides_fungicides_gro?fbclid=IwAR0W4jkcymn__hO1XcBbBPgJF7FxMCu8UZTH_s0nUcbJ1PzOeP5LDyO3VCk

Glyphosate in Sheffield Parks and Playgrounds

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/use_of_glyphosate_in_parks?nocache=incoming-1549284#incoming-1549284

How much Glyphosate doe the Council use? (2019)

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