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Report: Mortality of tits and pesticide use against box tree moth


CLM has investigated the relation between the chemical control of box moth caterpillars and the possible death of young great tits, with unexpected results.

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The issue of valuing and fostering soil quality

CLM presented a poster at the 16th International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis (ISSPA), on the 17th of June 2019 in Wageningen. According to the main theme, which was 'Using tools to optimise plant production and quality’, the poster addressed the issue of valuing and fostering soil quality by agricultural stakeholders, by using a “label" for sustainable soil management.  

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CLM is an independent consultancy established in 1982 working in the field of sustainable food, farming and rural development. CLM carries out research and advises government at all levels: from local authorities to the European Commission, agri-business and non-profit organisations.

What makes CLM unique, is the fact that our advisors work with multinationals as well as farmers in the field.

Our staff has a a wide range of substantive expertise on topics like soil, biodiversity, pesticides, water, animal welfare, energy, climate impacts and carbon footprinting. We also have extensive experience in communication and facilitation.

Two organisations, each with a different approach, operate under the CLM umbrella: