Alexandra Heal is an investigative reporter based in the UK. 

Her work for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism on police-perpetrated domestic abuse has led to lawyers preparing an institutional "super-complaint" across England and Wales. She reports with Andrew Wasley on the impacts of global corporate agriculture for the Bureau's environment strand, notably Amazon deforestation. She previously freelanced for BBC News in Brussels, Paris and London, and for the Guardian.

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Alexandra Heal
United Kingdom

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Illegal trade of pesticides and antibiotics in Europe

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

BRUSSELS - There is a big illegal market for pesticides and antibiotics and these substances will still be spread, when they get banned. The industry has been able to continue the use of chlorpyrifos and expect the use to grow in the coming years, despite it has a huge and bad impact on animals and humans.