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Perils of Commercial Beekeeping - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:16

Perils of Commercial Beekeeping
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)
Extreme-green groups like the Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network of North America are blaming an innovative new class of pesticides called neonicotinoids for both over-winter bee losses and CCD. Allied with several outspoken beekeepers ...

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Irene a great inspiration to all of us - Malaysia Kini

Mon, 2014-04-07 03:20

Irene a great inspiration to all of us
Malaysia Kini
From 1992, Irene was the chair of the Pesticide Action Network, working for the elimination of pesticides and developing sustainable agriculture, which led to campaigns on health and against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). In 1991, Irene formed ...

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Perils of commercial beekeeping - The Moral Liberal

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:05

Perils of commercial beekeeping
The Moral Liberal
Extreme-green groups like the Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network of North America are blaming an innovative new class of pesticides called neonicotinoids for both over-winter bee losses and CCD. Allied with several outspoken beekeepers ...

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Perils of commercial beekeeping - Canada Free Press

Sun, 2014-04-06 02:11

Perils of commercial beekeeping
Canada Free Press
Extreme-green groups like the Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network of North America are blaming an innovative new class of pesticides called neonicotinoids for both over-winter bee losses and CCD. Allied with several outspoken beekeepers ...

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Perils of Commercial Beekeeping - Town Hall

Fri, 2014-04-04 21:17

Town Hall

Perils of Commercial Beekeeping
Town Hall
Extreme-green groups like the Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network of North America are blaming an innovative new class of pesticides called neonicotinoids for both over-winter bee losses and CCD. Allied with several outspoken beekeepers ...

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A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use - Phys.Org

Wed, 2014-04-02 05:20

Phys.Org

A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use
Phys.Org
However, a toolbox is not enough, for Hans Muilerman, pesticides & alternatives officer with PAN Europe, the European subsidiary of pesticide action network federating environmental NGOs. "The main thing farmers need is good examples. If the 'hero' of ...

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ERC teams up with activists to limit chemical pesticide use - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Tue, 2014-04-01 21:00

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

ERC teams up with activists to limit chemical pesticide use
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Kathryn Goldman, campaign director for the Pesticide Action Network, said there is a “huge need” for education and outreach about the harmful effects of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. The Pesticide Action Network is a local citizens' coalition ...

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Migrant, women, peasant groups mourn death of rights advocate Irene Fernandez - Bulatlat

Tue, 2014-04-01 18:07

Bulatlat

Migrant, women, peasant groups mourn death of rights advocate Irene Fernandez
Bulatlat
“Without doubt, she will be a big loss not only to the movement in Malaysia but to the global movement that is striving for a just and better world for the poor and oppressed.” – Sarojeni Rengam, Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific. By RONALYN V.

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'Toxic Taters' topic of Fest, Film & Forum series April 3 - The Lake Country Echo

Tue, 2014-04-01 12:31

'Toxic Taters' topic of Fest, Film & Forum series April 3
The Lake Country Echo
The presenters will be from the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), which is a coalition of committed small farmers, White Earth tribal members, parents and grandparents and other rural residents who are concerned about pesticide drift from potato fields ...

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New rodenticide limits would protect wildlife and pets from poisoning - eNews Park Forest

Tue, 2014-04-01 09:08

New rodenticide limits would protect wildlife and pets from poisoning
eNews Park Forest
“There are many effective and less harmful rodent control methods still available to consumers,” said Medha Chandra, campaign coordinator at the Pesticide Action Network North America. “Reckitt Benckiser shouldn't be allowed to continue selling their ...

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d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons - eNews Park Forest

Tue, 2014-04-01 08:54

d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons
eNews Park Forest
“There are many effective and less harmful rodent control methods still available to consumers,” said Medha Chandra, campaign coordinator at the Pesticide Action Network North America. “Reckitt Benckiser shouldn't be allowed to continue selling their ...

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The bee population is at risk across Nottinghamshire - Nottingham Post

Tue, 2014-04-01 08:17

Nottingham Post

The bee population is at risk across Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Post
However, NFU vice president Guy Smith, who was also Pesticide Action Network's bee friendly farmer of the year in 2012, said there was much the farming population could do to help rather than just taking the blame. “As managers of agricultural and ...

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Générations futures demande le retrait d'autorisations de pesticides ... - Actu-environnement.com

Tue, 2014-04-01 08:16

Générations futures demande le retrait d'autorisations de pesticides ...
Actu-environnement.com
L'association Générations futures et le réseau européen Pesticide Action Network annoncent ce mardi 1er avril avoir déposé une demande de retrait d'autorisation de mise sur le marché (AMM) de trois néonicotinoïdes auprès du ministre français de ...

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A life dedicated to uplifting the oppressed - Malaysia Kini

Mon, 2014-03-31 17:56

A life dedicated to uplifting the oppressed
Malaysia Kini
OBITUARY The Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) is deeply saddened by the passing of respected activist Irene Fernandez yesterday. She would have turned 68 on April 18. We grieve with Irene's family, friends and comrades in the ...

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d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Mon, 2014-03-31 17:43

d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There are many effective and less harmful rodent control methods still available to consumers,” said Medha Chandra, campaign coordinator at the Pesticide Action Network North America. “Reckitt Benckiser shouldn't be allowed to continue selling their ...

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Many pay tribute to Fernandez - The Star Online

Mon, 2014-03-31 17:12

Astro Awani

Many pay tribute to Fernandez
The Star Online
The tireless activist also had many roles outside of Tenaganita, from being a Bersih steering committee member, a PKR supreme council member, and at one point the chairman of Pesticide Action Network Asia and Pacific (PAN-AP). Fernandez's work had ...
A life dedicated to uplifting the oppressedMalaysia Kini

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A life dedicated to people's struggle - Free Malaysia Today

Mon, 2014-03-31 17:10

Astro Awani

A life dedicated to people's struggle
Free Malaysia Today
The Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) is deeply saddened by the passing away of beloved and respected activist Dr Irene Fernandez. We grieve with Irene's family, friends and comrades in the people's struggle. Without a doubt, she ...
Migrant, women, peasant groups mourn death of rights advocate Irene FernandezBulatlat
Many pay tribute to FernandezThe Star Online
Irene Fernandez: A life full of meaning, dedicated to the people's struggleAliran Monthly
Malaysia Kini
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Sri Lanka, Brazil, Chile, South Africa Move Against Monsanto - SustainableBusiness.com

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:32

Sri Lanka, Brazil, Chile, South Africa Move Against Monsanto
SustainableBusiness.com
"We reject this law because it is a threat to family farms and to biodiversity," says Lucía Sepúlveda of the Alliance for a Better Quality of Life/Pesticide Action Network of Chile. There have been massive protests against the proposed law. Small ...

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Sri Lanka, Brazil, Chile, South Africa Move Against Monsanto - SustainableBusiness.com

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:32

Sri Lanka, Brazil, Chile, South Africa Move Against Monsanto
SustainableBusiness.com
"We reject this law because it is a threat to family farms and to biodiversity," says Lucía Sepúlveda of the Alliance for a Better Quality of Life/Pesticide Action Network of Chile. There have been massive protests against the proposed law. Small ...

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Irene Fernandez: A life full of meaning, dedicated to the people's struggle - Aliran Monthly

Mon, 2014-03-31 03:32

Irene Fernandez: A life full of meaning, dedicated to the people's struggle
Aliran Monthly
The Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) is deeply saddened with the passing away of beloved and respected activist Irene Fernandez today. irene-fernandez-pan ap. “We grieve with Irene's family, friends and comrades in the people's ...

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