EU plan to halve use of pesticides in ‘milestone’ legislation to restore ecosystems | Pesticides

For the first time in 30 years, legislation has been put forward to address catastrophic wildlife loss in the EU. Legally binding targets for all member states to restore wildlife on land, rivers and the sea were announced today, alongside a crackdown on chemical pesticides. In a boost for UN negotiations on halting and reversing … Read more

Salmon firm’s plan to fly fish in its own Boeing 757 alarms campaigners | Fishing

A salmon farming company has bought a Boeing 757 in a race to get its fresh fish on the plates of diners in Manhattan in less than 24 hours. The Faroese firm Bakkafrost, which also owns the Scottish Salmon Company, argues it can cut its carbon footprint by flying its own jet across the Atlantic … Read more