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The Central Government proposes to make the draft rules under clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 6 read with sub- section (I) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986).

A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory.

Bumblebee queens are a common sight on a spring day, their large furry bodies flying industriously from flower to flower.

Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said on Thursday that the district administration had identified five acres of land at Senapura village in Kundapur taluk of Udupi district for setting up

An advanced weed-killing chemical has twice come back to haunt Arkansas farmer John Weiss.

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide worldwide. It is a broad spectrum herbicide and its agricultural uses increased considerably after the development of glyphosate-resistant genetically modified (GM) varieties. Since glyphosate was introduced in 1974, all regulatory assessments have established that glyphosate has low hazard potential to mammals, however, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded in March 2015 that it is probably carcinogenic.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Karukampally Vijayan Biju Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/07/2017 regarding insecticide manufacturers are circumventing the mandatory requirement of obtaining prior Environmental Clearance before commencing their manufacturing activity.

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and prepare for imminent technological changes, according to a joint publication issued by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 12 July.

Six state prosecutors are seeking to join a lawsuit to force the U.S.

Researchers found a 24 per cent reduction in bee populations at test sites in Hungary was linked to use of neonicotinoids, but also some 'positive' effects of its use in Germany

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