Thursday, 5. December 2019

Tag: Farming

Hamburg is officially an organic city!

Shifting our industrialized food system to a more sustainable version of itself is a hot topic right now. All over the globe, research, development, money and time is put towards f...

Intensive Agriculture Poses Risk to Indigenous German Species

The adverse consequences of intensive farming are often swept under the rug. The giant agro-companies that have a huge interest in keeping these dirty secrets, well, a secret, are...

Bayer-Monsanto merger: a marriage made in hell?

The Bayer-Monsanto merger has formally been announced last week. If made official, it will create one of the world’s largest agro-chemical companies. Since that time, officials, ac...

Secret footage of violations of animal welfare in German agriculture

On a global scale, it’s often considered that Germany (and the European Union) promote better and stricter animal welfare regulations and agricultural policies than other parts of ...

Essen named European Green Capital 2017

Essen will be the European Green Capital in 2017. The German city of Essen is exchanging its industrial reputation for that of a livable city, focusing on sustainable solutions an...

Germany may abstain from EU vote on herbicide glyphosate

Ever heard of glyphosate? It’s the world’s most popular and best selling herbicide ever, most famous in Monsanto's "Round-Up". It’s used in a vast majority of crops, especially c...

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