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The Brief: A 'plan B' for the grand bargain - EURACTIV

Sep 1, 2017

EURACTIV

The Brief: A 'plan B' for the grand bargain
EURACTIV
Written by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's Martin Dermine. Glyphosate is next on the list of controversial chemicals, as research suggests it may be carcinogenic. But French conservation farmers say that a ban would force them to till the soil ...

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The Brief: A “plan B” for the grand bargain - EURACTIV

Sep 1, 2017

EURACTIV

The Brief: A “plan B” for the grand bargain
EURACTIV
Written by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's Martin Dermine. Glyphosate is next on the list of controversial chemicals, as research suggests it may be carcinogenic. But French conservation farmers say that a ban would force them to till the soil ...

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Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances? - EURACTIV

Aug 31, 2017

EURACTIV

Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances?
EURACTIV
Martin Dermine is a veterinarian, beekeeper and project coordinator at Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe. But this is not the first scandal linked to Fipronil. This insecticide was made famous, together with the no-less-famous neonicotinoids ...

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Philippine palm oil plan 'equals corruption and land-grabbing,' critics say - Mongabay.com

Aug 31, 2017

Mongabay.com

Philippine palm oil plan 'equals corruption and land-grabbing,' critics say
Mongabay.com
The Pesticide Action Network includes paraquat on its list of highly hazardous chemicals, linking it to health problems like skin cancer, Parkinson's Disease and respiratory and kidney failure. Victor Sanugan, a farmer in Kalabugao, Bukidnon, voiced ...

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Rural Minnesotans: 'No Pesticides on Those Fries' - Progressive.org

Aug 31, 2017

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Rural Minnesotans: 'No Pesticides on Those Fries'
Progressive.org
Toxic Taters allies Pesticide Action Network and Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha in a joint action at a Minneapolis McDonald's last year. Norma Smith drinks only bottled water. It's not her preference, but it's become a necessity. After potato ...

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Aristocrat activist leads day of action to 'round up the Roundup' - The Ecologist

Aug 31, 2017

Aristocrat activist leads day of action to 'round up the Roundup'
The Ecologist
This is in line with a global trend, with restrictions on glyphosate introduced in ten countries in Europe, eight out of ten Canadian provinces, multiple US states and cities, Sri Lanka and Colombia, according to Pesticide Action Network UK ...

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California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos - Modern Farmer

Aug 29, 2017

Modern Farmer

California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
Modern Farmer
But on the other side of the debate, activist groups like the Pesticide Action Network believe listing under Prop 65 is not nearly a strong enough gesture. Chlorpyrifos is understood, says PAN, to be exceedingly dangerous to humans and the environment ...

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South Asian and Queer: Intersectional Identities - Youth Radio

Aug 29, 2017

Youth Radio

South Asian and Queer: Intersectional Identities
Youth Radio
... I began to take more interest. Activist Devika Ghai has a similar identities as a queer person, a woman, a South Asian, and an immigrant. I spoke with her about her intersectional identities from Minnesota where she works with the Pesticide Action ...

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