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European Union Exploits Stockholm Convention

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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:19 AM
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European Union Exploits Stockholm Convention


www.business-standard.com

Driven by trade interest, EU is pushing Endosulfan for POP listing. Elimination of Endosulfan is expected to severely impact pollination and India’s farming.
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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:19 AM
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The European Union used endosulfan for 55 years and had no problems. But when endosulfan became a genric pesticide and continued with a large demand in the market, they came up qith patented products in order to regain the superiority in the market. The EU has even gone to the extent of funding NGO's to create pressure groups for banning endosulfan.
This is a clear symbol of how the first world countries miuse their power to exploit others.

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