Living with Pervasive Agrichemicals

Pervasive Agrichemicals

Read the interview with Marion Werner, Christian Berndt, and Becky Mansfield that are co-organizing the upcoming Baldy Center workshop, “Global Glyphosate: New Challenges in Regulating Pervasive Chemicals in the Anthropocene.” 

Marion Werner, Christian Berndt, and Becky Mansfield are co-organizing the upcoming Baldy Center workshop, “Global Glyphosate: New Challenges in Regulating Pervasive Chemicals in the Anthropocene.” Marion Werner is an Associate Professor in the UB Department of Geography, Christian Berndt is a Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Zurich, and Becky Mansfield is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Ohio State University. They lead a collaborative, interdisciplinary team focused on researching multiscalar regulation of pervasive chemicals. The Baldy Center’s Caroline Funk spoke with them about their work and the upcoming conference.

Link to the interview by the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy

Picture: Activists organized against the dramatic rise in pesticide use in Costa Rica under the slogan “Paren de fumigar” (or “Stop spraying [pesticides]”). As a result of their efforts, more than 21 municipalities passed prohibitions on the use of herbicides, including glyphosate, in public areas in 2019 (Photo courtesy of Fabián Pacheco)