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Wow, some progress by our actions.

We’ve got huge news for you! We just stopped the European Commission’s plans to approve glyphosate weedkiller for another 10 years — The Netherlands and Germany abstained from a crucial vote on the cancer-causing pesticide, causing the EU to cancel the vote entirely.

Both countries received hundreds of thousands of signatures from SumOfUs members just days before. Just a week ago people said our voices wouldn’t be heard over the noise from Monsanto and scientists with chemical industry ties — but we did it.

It goes to show that together we can stop some of the most powerful corporations out there.

 

another-feast-being-prepared

Yesterday delayed approval of probable carcinogen . We’re wildlife-better protected w/ stricter controls on pesticides

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