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Viewpoint: How European activists lobby for a glyphosate ban despite findings of its safety - Genetic Literacy Project

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Genetic Literacy Project

Viewpoint: How European activists lobby for a glyphosate ban despite findings of its safety
Genetic Literacy Project
The coalition of organizations urging sharp restrictions or a ban on glyphosate is large, and growing, including: Corporate Europe Observatory, Greenpeace, Pesticide Action Network, Health and Environment Alliance, WeMove.eu, Foodwatch, Ligue contre le ...

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At the Pond: Enjoying a Davis nature day - Davis Enterprise

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 19, 2018

Davis Enterprise

At the Pond: Enjoying a Davis nature day
Davis Enterprise
Ninety silky cedar waxwings filled the trees around the parking lot at the Northstar Pond where 11 people gathered at 8 a.m. Saturday for our Great Backyard Bird Count. Our expert leaders were Ed Wheeler and Ken Ealy. The blue skies and bright sun made ...

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Inside the Katharine Hamnett for Matches Fashion exclusive capsule launch - Vogue Australia

PAN in the News - Feb 18, 2018

Vogue Australia

Inside the Katharine Hamnett for Matches Fashion exclusive capsule launch
Vogue Australia
The event celebrated an exclusive capsule range of protest T-shirts, a nod to the potential of the fashion industry to ignite and support political activism. The evening also included In Conversation pieces with speakers from Greenpeace, Friends of the ...

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Pesticide ban moves ahead - Thegardenisland.com

PAN in the News - Feb 18, 2018

Pesticide ban moves ahead
Thegardenisland.com
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides - West Hawaii Today

PAN in the News - Feb 16, 2018

West Hawaii Today

Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides
West Hawaii Today
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides - Hawaii Tribune Herald

PAN in the News - Feb 16, 2018

Chemical reactions: Bill on popular pesticide inspires passionate debate on both sides
Hawaii Tribune Herald
The EPA notes on its website that it has “conducted several risk assessments” in the wake of a petition from the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council requesting the EPA “revoke all pesticide tolerances ...

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Lawsuit Demands EPA Vacate Dicamba Registration - KTIC

PAN in the News - Feb 14, 2018

KTIC

Lawsuit Demands EPA Vacate Dicamba Registration
KTIC
The lawsuit's plaintiffs — The National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity, and Pesticide Action Network — are among a crowded field. Just two weeks ago, a panel of judges ruled that 11 separate lawsuits on ...
Dicamba Under ScrutinyDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

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Dicamba Under Scrutiny - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

PAN in the News - Feb 14, 2018

Dicamba Under Scrutiny
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
The lawsuit's plaintiffs -- The National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity, and Pesticide Action Network -- are among a crowded field. Just two weeks ago, a panel of judges ruled that 11 separate lawsuits on ...

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Cura del verde, Guardia Sanframondi aderisce alle “Città Libere dai Pesticidi” - NTR24

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2018

NTR24

Cura del verde, Guardia Sanframondi aderisce alle “Città Libere dai Pesticidi”
NTR24
L'adesione al progetto europeo permetterà a Guardia Sanframondi di entrare in una comunità di amministrazioni che operano contemporaneamente con lo stesso scopo attraverso lo scambio delle “buone pratiche” per la cura del verde pubblico. Il progetto ...

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Pesticides: Does the EU let industry write its own rules? - Deutsche Welle

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2018

Deutsche Welle

Pesticides: Does the EU let industry write its own rules?
Deutsche Welle
A new report from the environmental group Pesticide Action Network says 90 percent of pesticide authorization tests conducted by the EU are either designed by the pesticide industry itself, or pushed by it. And in more than two-thirds of tests, the ...

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Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state - Crosscut

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2018

Crosscut

Under Trump's EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state
Crosscut
Most states — including Washington — don't have the resources or agency infrastructure to conduct risk assessments on a regular basis, according to Emily Marquez with the Pesticide Action Network of North America. On occasion, the EPA conducts risk ...

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These Are the Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables You Can Buy at the Grocery Store, and How You Should Clean Them - The Cheat Sheet

What's on My Food news - Feb 13, 2018

The Cheat Sheet

These Are the Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables You Can Buy at the Grocery Store, and How You Should Clean Them
The Cheat Sheet
Do you really need to clean grocery store fruits and veggies? The short answer is yes. However, while most cleaning methods remove dirt and debris easily, they don't take care of the pesticide residues lingering on the surface of some of the most ...

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Farmers, conservationists challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto over crop-damaging pesticide - Wisconsin Gazette

PAN in the News - Feb 13, 2018

Wisconsin Gazette

Farmers, conservationists challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto over crop-damaging pesticide
Wisconsin Gazette
Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and board president of Pesticide Action Network, said, “Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from ...

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Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-damaging Pesticide Dicamba - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Feb 12, 2018

Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump's EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-damaging Pesticide Dicamba
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from this exploding crisis,” said Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and board president of ...

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'Dangerous Drift-Prone Pesticide' Threatens Millions of Acres, Hundreds of Endangered Species: Farmers and ... - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Feb 12, 2018

'Dangerous Drift-Prone Pesticide' Threatens Millions of Acres, Hundreds of Endangered Species: Farmers and ...
EcoWatch
Denise O'Brien, Iowa farmer and Board president of Pesticide Action Network, said, "Last year, EPA ignored concerns of farmers, caving to Monsanto's pressure and rushing dicamba-resistant seeds to market. EPA has failed utterly to protect farmers from ...

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Challenging Inequality? Assert People's Collective Rights and Sovereignty - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

PAN in the News - Feb 12, 2018

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Challenging Inequality? Assert People's Collective Rights and Sovereignty
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Seven out of 10 cases of land rights-related violations in 2017 involved police, military and paramilitaries, according to Pesticide Action Network-Asia Pacific. Leading the list is the elite-led state of the Philippines. The land conflicts often ...

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UC Davis bee symposium returns - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 8, 2018

Daily Democrat

UC Davis bee symposium returns
Daily Democrat
Honey bees foraging on a sunflower in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. A symposium event is set for March 3. Kathy Keatley Garvey — Courtesy. By Democrat staff. Posted: 02/08/18, 11:05 AM PST | Updated: 14 secs ago ...

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UC Davis bee symposium returns - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 8, 2018

UC Davis bee symposium returns
Daily Democrat
Honey bees foraging on a sunflower in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. A symposium event is set for March 3. Kathy Keatley Garvey — Courtesy. By Democrat staff. Posted: 02/08/18, 11:05 AM PST | Updated: 14 secs ago ...

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Biodiversity Museum day explores life's richness - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 8, 2018

Daily Democrat

Biodiversity Museum day explores life's richness
Daily Democrat
... from hawks to honey bees and from California condor specimens to carnivorous plants. Last year's Biodiversity Museum Day drew more than 4,000 visitors to campus. This is a family friendly, science-based event, said Biodiversity Museum Day ...

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Biodiversity Museum day explores life's richness - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Feb 8, 2018

Biodiversity Museum day explores life's richness
Daily Democrat
... from hawks to honey bees and from California condor specimens to carnivorous plants. Last year's Biodiversity Museum Day drew more than 4,000 visitors to campus. This is a family friendly, science-based event, said Biodiversity Museum Day ...

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