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Good News: Second-Largest DUTCH City, Rotterdam BANS Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide

Good News: Second-Largest DUTCH City, Rotterdam BANS Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide

by Elizabeth Renter
July 25th, 2013
Updated 07/25/2013 at 12:54 pm

Some cynics write off citizen action including petitions and sign-carrying protestors. They don’t believe such small efforts can make any big difference. But the more than 600,000 people of Dutch city Rotterdam disagree. Their efforts, which began with a petition, have led to a “green initiative” in their city including the banning of Roundup, Monsanto’s flagship product.

The petition campaign was called “Non-toxic Sidewalks for Our Children.” With support from that country’s Green Party, concerned citizens were able to make a significant change for their city and their future.

Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/second-largest-dutch-city-bans-mon...




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emalvini's picture

Terrific News!

Another defiant country tells Monsanto to stick it...

BOOM!