"Germany is planning a law on the protection of insects in order to substantially bring down the use of pesticides and bet millions of euros on research, announces the country's environment minister, Svenja Schulze."
"the Plan should have a budget of 100 million euros, about one billion sek, of which 25 will go to research."
"Schulze would also like to see a total ban on the controversial pesticide glyphosate to 2023."
"The socialist minister may find it difficult to get his plan approved by the koalitionskollegorna in the christian democratic CDU, traditionally stand close to the farmers. But as late as last week, wrote the 1.75 million people in the prosperous state of Bavaria, in for a referendum to save the bees by organic farming, more green spaces and increased the ban on pesticides."
"– We would not only save ekoxar and bumble bees, but, above all, ourselves, by protecting the insects, " says Schulze."