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Researchers Find Pesticide Spills, Accidents May Alter Farmworkers' DNA - Truth-Out

PAN in the News - Feb 22, 2017

Researchers Find Pesticide Spills, Accidents May Alter Farmworkers' DNA
Truth-Out
The new administration is a "big setback," said Emily Marquez, a staff scientist at the Pesticide Action Network. "We have to make sure we're sticking up for people threatened by any policies that might affect people like pesticide applicators, or ...

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Effects of Conventional and Organic Agricultural Techniques on Soil Ecology - Inquiries Journal

PAN in the News - Feb 21, 2017

Effects of Conventional and Organic Agricultural Techniques on Soil Ecology
Inquiries Journal
The Pesticide Action Network (2014) has a list of more than 375,000 current and historical chemical pesticides registered in the United States alone. As a result, upon studying literature reviews of the effects of pesticides, there is a lack of ...

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Israeli use of illegal toxic pesticides in settlements 'human rights violation' - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

PAN in the News - Feb 21, 2017

Israeli use of illegal toxic pesticides in settlements 'human rights violation'
Ma'an News Agency (press release)
A joint fact-finding mission announced Monday by the Amman-based Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN) and the PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) -- a regional branch of the Pesticide Action Network, revealed that highly toxic pesticides that are banned ...

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Israeli Illegal Pesticides Poison Occupied West Bank - Environment News Service

PAN in the News - Feb 21, 2017

Environment News Service

Israeli Illegal Pesticides Poison Occupied West Bank
Environment News Service
AMMAN, Jordan, February 20, 2017 (ENS) – The illegal trade and the manufacture and use of toxic pesticides in Israeli illegal settlements, result in human rights violations and contribute to the food insecurity in the Occupied West Bank, an ...

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Herbicides Market Worth 39.15 Billion USD by 2022 - Yahoo Finance

PAN in the News - Feb 21, 2017

Herbicides Market Worth 39.15 Billion USD by 2022
Yahoo Finance
The Pesticide Action Network (South America) handles regulatory control in the region. T Herbicide products can be registered with minimum resistance from other regulatory agencies in the South American region. This report includes a study of ...

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Herbicides Market Worth 39.15 Billion USD by 2022 - MarketWatch

PAN in the News - Feb 21, 2017

Herbicides Market Worth 39.15 Billion USD by 2022
MarketWatch
The Pesticide Action Network (South America) handles regulatory control in the region. T Herbicide products can be registered with minimum resistance from other regulatory agencies in the South American region. This report includes a study of ...

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Bill seeks to end 'duplicative' pesticide permits - Capital Press

PAN in the News - Feb 18, 2017

Capital Press

Bill seeks to end 'duplicative' pesticide permits
Capital Press
Kristin Schafer, program director with the Pesticide Action Network's California office, argues NPDES permits provide transparency by establishing a record of pesticide use. A fish kill, for example, could be traced to an upstream pesticide application ...

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Food and farm groups urge AG Sessions to oppose agricultural mega-mergers - AG Week

PAN in the News - Feb 17, 2017

AG Week

Food and farm groups urge AG Sessions to oppose agricultural mega-mergers
AG Week
... the biological diversity and ecological resilience critical to addressing local and global food needs," said farmer Denise O'Brien, founder of Women's Food and Agriculture Network and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America board vice-president.

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Researchers find pesticide spills, accidents may alter farmworkers' DNA - Environmental Health News

PAN in the News - Feb 16, 2017

Researchers find pesticide spills, accidents may alter farmworkers' DNA
Environmental Health News
The new administration is a “big setback,” said Emily Marquez, a staff scientist at the Pesticide Action Network. “We have to make sure we're sticking up for people threatened by any policies that might affect people like pesticide applicators, or ...

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Emergency clause lets European countries beat bee pesticide ban - New Scientist

PAN in the News - Feb 15, 2017

New Scientist

Emergency clause lets European countries beat bee pesticide ban
New Scientist
About half of the European Union's member states have made use of this emergency clause, and in most cases the applications have provided little or no evidence in justification, say Bee Life, ClientEarth and Pesticide Action Network Europe, who ...

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Saturday: Biodiversity By the Dozen - UC Davis

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 14, 2017

Saturday: Biodiversity By the Dozen
UC Davis
The family-friendly event, set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will showcase 12 museums and collections — all within walking distance of one another on campus except for the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven (west of Highway 113) and the California Raptor Center ...

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Saturday: Biodiversity By the Dozen - UC Davis

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 14, 2017

Saturday: Biodiversity By the Dozen
UC Davis
The family-friendly event, set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will showcase 12 museums and collections — all within walking distance of one another on campus except for the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven (west of Highway 113) and the California Raptor Center ...

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Italy urged to follow through with ban on glyphosate co-formulant - EurActiv

PAN in the News - Feb 14, 2017

EurActiv

Italy urged to follow through with ban on glyphosate co-formulant
EurActiv
The Safe Food Advocacy Europe (SAFE) organisation together with the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and its Italian branch last week sent a formal notice to the Italian Ministry of Health demanding the withdrawal of authorisation of glyphosate ...

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Groups call for investigation of ag chem companies - American Agriculturist

PAN in the News - Feb 14, 2017

Groups call for investigation of ag chem companies
American Agriculturist
... the biological diversity and ecological resilience critical to addressing local and global food needs," said farmer Denise O'Brien, founder of Women's Food and Agriculture Network and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America board vice-president.

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Over 300 Food and Farm Groups Urge Jeff Sessions to Oppose Agricultural Mega-Mergers - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2017

Over 300 Food and Farm Groups Urge Jeff Sessions to Oppose Agricultural Mega-Mergers
Common Dreams
... the biological diversity and ecological resilience critical to addressing local and global food needs," said farmer Denise O'Brien, founder of Women's Food and Agriculture Network and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America board vice-president.

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Over 300 Food And Farm Groups Urge Jeff Sessions To Oppose Monsanto Mega-Mergers - ValueWalk

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2017

Over 300 Food And Farm Groups Urge Jeff Sessions To Oppose Monsanto Mega-Mergers
ValueWalk
... the biological diversity and ecological resilience critical to addressing local and global food needs,” said farmer Denise O'Brien, founder of Women's Food and Agriculture Network and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America board vice-president.

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Biodiversity Museum Day: Something for everyone - Davis Enterprise

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 11, 2017

Davis Enterprise

Biodiversity Museum Day: Something for everyone
Davis Enterprise
All 12 collections are within walking distance on campus except for the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road and the Raptor Center on Old Davis Road. Biodiversity Museum Day is free open to the public, and parking is also free.

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UC Davis: Sixth Annual Biodiversity Museum Day - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 11, 2017

Daily Democrat

UC Davis: Sixth Annual Biodiversity Museum Day
Daily Democrat
You can catch bees and other insects in a vacuum device for a catch-and-release activity at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, and get a close-up view of the queen bee, workers and drones in the bee observation hive. You can ...

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UC Davis: Sixth Annual Biodiversity Museum Day - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 11, 2017

UC Davis: Sixth Annual Biodiversity Museum Day
Daily Democrat
You can catch bees and other insects in a vacuum device for a catch-and-release activity at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, and get a close-up view of the queen bee, workers and drones in the bee observation hive. You can ...

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Enviros Terrified Trump Will Stop EPA From Banning Pesticide It Says Is Harmless - Daily Caller

PAN in the News - Feb 10, 2017

Enviros Terrified Trump Will Stop EPA From Banning Pesticide It Says Is Harmless
Daily Caller
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America, filed a federal lawsuit seeking a national ban on chlorpyrifos over theoretical risks of drinking water contamination and alleged contamination of food by the pesticide.

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