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. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/22/war-of-the-weedkiller-why-environmentalists-are-concerned-about-moves-to-ban-roundup