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Sustainable cotton scoring system to expand - Ecotextile News (subscription)

Jan 31, 2017

Ecotextile News (subscription)

Sustainable cotton scoring system to expand
Ecotextile News (subscription)
AMSTERDAM - A ranking system which scores apparel brands and other organisations on their use of sustainable cotton will expand for 2017. Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF have released the list of companies that will be ...

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Sustainable cotton scoring system to expand - Ecotextile News (subscription)

Jan 31, 2017

Ecotextile News (subscription)

Sustainable cotton scoring system to expand
Ecotextile News (subscription)
AMSTERDAM - A ranking system which scores apparel brands and other organisations on their use of sustainable cotton will expand for 2017. Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF have released the list of companies that will be ...

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South Africa: Debate Over Glyphosate Rages in South Africa - AllAfrica.com

Jan 30, 2017

South Africa: Debate Over Glyphosate Rages in South Africa
AllAfrica.com
The African Center for Biodiversity has joined the UK's Pesticide Action Network, Canada's Biotechnology Action Network and the international Friends of the Earth organization to oppose the use of glyphosate. According to them, glyphosate causes ...

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Debate over glyphosate rages in South Africa - Deutsche Welle

Jan 27, 2017

Deutsche Welle

Debate over glyphosate rages in South Africa
Deutsche Welle
The African Center for Biodiversity has joined the UK's Pesticide Action Network, Canada's Biotechnology Action Network and the international Friends of the Earth organization to oppose the use of glyphosate. According to them, glyphosate causes ...

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Dicamba Herbicide Lawsuit Cites Endangered Species Concerns - Southeast AgNet

Jan 26, 2017

Dicamba Herbicide Lawsuit Cites Endangered Species Concerns
Southeast AgNet
Groups filing the suit include the National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity, and the Pesticide Action Network of North America. The suit was filed on January 20 in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Leaving REACH system 'would reduce level of protection' for UK - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Jan 26, 2017

Leaving REACH system 'would reduce level of protection' for UK
Chemical Watch (subscription)
If UK authorities decided to move post-Brexit chemical regulations away from the EU's REACH system, national protection of public health and the environment would 'inevitably' be reduced, NGO CHEM Trust says. Its comments, and those of other ...

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Dicamba Herbicide Lawsuit Cites Endangered Species Act Concerns - Bloomberg BNA

Jan 25, 2017

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Dicamba Herbicide Lawsuit Cites Endangered Species Act Concerns
Bloomberg BNA
The challengers, which include the National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America, filed a lawsuit Jan. 20 in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals against the EPA's ...
Lawsuit challenges Monsanto's 'back to the future' toxic herbicideThe Ecologist

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Lawsuit challenges Monsanto's 'back to the future' toxic herbicide - The Ecologist

Jan 25, 2017

Lawsuit challenges Monsanto's 'back to the future' toxic herbicide
The Ecologist
The plaintiff organizations bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety.

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Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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Now more than ever, we need to address environment and human rights together - eco-business.com

Jan 24, 2017

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Now more than ever, we need to address environment and human rights together
eco-business.com
In this interview with Ensia contributor Lisa Palmer for Ensia's 2017 print annual, Judy Hatcher, executive director of Pesticide Action Network North America, responds to three questions: What will be the biggest challenge to address or opportunity to ...

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Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say - Law360 (subscription)

Jan 24, 2017

New Monsanto Product Could Cause 'Superweeds,' Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
The Center for Food Safety, National Family Farm Coalition, Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America announced the filing of their petition for review on Monday, which seeks to nix the agency's conditional registration.

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How conflicts of interest, NGO activism undermine European bee health oversight - Genetic Literacy Project

Jan 24, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

How conflicts of interest, NGO activism undermine European bee health oversight
Genetic Literacy Project
Of the four key EFSA working group members outside of Arnold, Sgolastra was engaged in anti-pesticide activism (he signed the Pesticide Action Network letter lobbying the US government to take strong action to ban neonicotinoids to save the bees) and ...

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Court Asked to Force Agency Review of Dicamba's Conditional Permit - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Jan 23, 2017

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Court Asked to Force Agency Review of Dicamba's Conditional Permit
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
A number of environmental groups have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco to review EPA's conditional use permit for ...

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