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Ivo Vegter - Daily Maverick

PAN in the News - May 18, 2015

Daily Maverick

Ivo Vegter
Daily Maverick
Campaigns by Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, the Pesticide Action Network and the UK's Soil Association, however, beg to differ. And they are quick to blame the so-called bee crisis on habitat loss, intensive commercial farming and a class of ...
A White House plan to save struggling US beesWA today

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5 Chemicals in Lawn Fertilizer You Want To Avoid - Care2.com

PAN in the News - May 17, 2015

Care2.com

5 Chemicals in Lawn Fertilizer You Want To Avoid
Care2.com
The Pesticide Action Network says that glyphosate can “activate the estrogen receptor in a breast cancer cell line, which means it may be able to mimic the function of the key sex hormone estrogen.” Research also shows it could deform the heads in ...

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Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - May 14, 2015

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs
eNews Park Forest
“Pesticide corporations and their allies in Congress are trying to keep Americans in the dark,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network. “Americans have a right to know and a right to choose whether they want to support ...

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Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - May 14, 2015

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs
eNews Park Forest
“Pesticide corporations and their allies in Congress are trying to keep Americans in the dark,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network. “Americans have a right to know and a right to choose whether they want to support ...

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Letters, May 14 - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

PAN in the News - May 14, 2015

Letters, May 14
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
... according to the Pesticide Action Network, is in the “most toxic” category, as a possible carcinogen, potential groundwater contaminator and suspected endochrine disrupter, producing adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological and immune ...

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Environment: Honeybees take another big hit - Summit County Citizens Voice

PAN in the News - May 14, 2015

Summit County Citizens Voice

Environment: Honeybees take another big hit
Summit County Citizens Voice
said Dr. Emily Marquez a staff scientist at Pesticide Action Network. “In the decade since unprecedented bee die-offs began, honey bee decline has not slowed. The science is in: pesticide exposure plays a significant role in these declines. Our food ...

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Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs - Food and Water Watch

PAN in the News - May 13, 2015

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs
Food and Water Watch
“Pesticide corporations and their allies in Congress are trying to keep Americans in the dark,” said Kristin Schafer, policy director at Pesticide Action Network. “Americans have a right to know and a right to choose whether they want to support ...

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Bee Death Increase Seen in U.S. Survey Citing Mites, Viruses - Bloomberg

PAN in the News - May 13, 2015

Bloomberg

Bee Death Increase Seen in U.S. Survey Citing Mites, Viruses
Bloomberg
... the problems with pesticides, made worse by lack of healthy forage, are the leading driver of bee declines throughout the year,” Emily Marquez, a staff scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, a Sacramento, California-based advocate for more ...

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Bee deaths rise, and you could see the fallout at the grocery store - Crain's Chicago Business

PAN in the News - May 13, 2015

Crain's Chicago Business

Bee deaths rise, and you could see the fallout at the grocery store
Crain's Chicago Business
... while the problems with pesticides, made worse by lack of healthy forage, are the leading driver of bee declines throughout the year,” said Emily Marquez, a staff scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, a Sacramento, California- based advocate ...
Environment: Honeybees take another big hitSummit County Citizens Voice

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Guest Opinion: The 'buzz' about bee declines - Taunton Daily Gazette

PAN in the News - May 12, 2015

Taunton Daily Gazette

Guest Opinion: The 'buzz' about bee declines
Taunton Daily Gazette
Although the “buzz” about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy. email · print. Comment. By Lex Horan. The Taunton Daily ...

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Guest Opinion: The 'buzz' about bee declines - Wicked Local Berkley

PAN in the News - May 12, 2015

Wicked Local Berkley

Guest Opinion: The 'buzz' about bee declines
Wicked Local Berkley
Although the “buzz” about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy. email · print. Comment. By Lex Horan. Wicked Local ...

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Picking on Cloth Diapers Misses the Point About Cotton - Care2.com

PAN in the News - May 12, 2015

Care2.com

Picking on Cloth Diapers Misses the Point About Cotton
Care2.com
In fact, the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) says that 10 percent of pesticides and 25 percent of insecticides worldwide are sprayed on conventional cotton fields. On top of polluting our water and soil, these pesticides include organophosphates, linked ...

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UCD symposium attendees learn how to keep pollinators safe - Davis Enterprise

Honey Bee Haven news - May 12, 2015

Davis Enterprise

UCD symposium attendees learn how to keep pollinators safe
Davis Enterprise
The Bee Symposium concluded with a reception at the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on the western part of UCD's campus, a physical example of the ways that bees can thrive peacefully among varied foliage and agricultural settings. — Reach Felicia ...

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Time to implement wider school pesticide buffer zones - The Salinas Californian

PAN in the News - May 11, 2015

The Salinas Californian

Time to implement wider school pesticide buffer zones
The Salinas Californian
At the request of a Watsonville resident, Pesticide Action Network scientists last November conducted a study that found chloropicrin in the air at his home at concentrations far exceeding levels of health concern days after the pesticide was applied ...

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Bill Nye's Suspicious Change of Heart on GMOs After Visiting Monsanto - Top Secret Writers

PAN in the News - May 11, 2015

Top Secret Writers

Bill Nye's Suspicious Change of Heart on GMOs After Visiting Monsanto
Top Secret Writers
The groups, including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network pointed to a January 24 statement in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe — signed by 300 scientists, physicians and scholars — that ...

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Eco groups push for sustainable diet guidelines - Summit County Citizens Voice

PAN in the News - May 11, 2015

Summit County Citizens Voice

Eco groups push for sustainable diet guidelines
Summit County Citizens Voice
... Food Revolution Network, Food Tank, Green America, Healthy Food Action, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network, Rainforest Action Network, Roots ...

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Lex Horan: The 'buzz' about bees and pesticides - Madison.com

PAN in the News - May 9, 2015

27east.com

Lex Horan: The 'buzz' about bees and pesticides
Madison.com
Lex Horan is an organizer with Pesticide Action Network North America. PAN is a member of the OpenTheGovernment.org coalition. This column was provided by the American Forum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational organization. Share your opinion on ...
The 'buzz' about bees: They're still in jeopardyDL-Online

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The 'buzz' about bees: They're still in jeopardy - DL-Online

PAN in the News - May 9, 2015

27east.com

The 'buzz' about bees: They're still in jeopardy
DL-Online
It's time to maximize public accountability and minimize the influence that pesticide companies exert behind closed doors. (Horan is an organizer with Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN). PAN is a member of the OpenTheGovernment.org coalition ...
Lex Horan: The 'buzz' about bees and pesticidesMadison.com

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Campaign Against Glyphosate Steps Up in Latin America - Truth-Out

PAN in the News - May 8, 2015

Campaign Against Glyphosate Steps Up in Latin America
Truth-Out
“We believe the precautionary principle should be applied, and that we should stop accumulating studies and take decisions that could come too late,” said Javier Souza, coordinator of the Latin American Pesticide Action Network (RAP-AL). The ...

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The 'buzz' about bees - The Star Democrat

PAN in the News - May 8, 2015

Nature World News

The 'buzz' about bees
The Star Democrat
Athough the “buzz” about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy.
The new buzz — fewer beesThe Marysville Advocate

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