War of the weedkiller: why environmentalists are concerned about moves to ban Roundup

Many say herbicide is an essential tool in preserving biodiversity but others say it’s a ‘delusion’ to think weed control is only possible with ‘poison’

Glyphosate – the weedkiller better known by its most-famous brand name Roundup – does not have the best of public profiles.

The subject of multibillion dollar payouts over claims it causes cancer, the world’s most-popular herbicide developed by Monsanto is not known for having too many friends among environmentalists.

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Source: theguardian
War of the weedkiller: why environmentalists are concerned about moves to ban Roundup