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Indonesia strengthens laws against biopirates - The Business Times

Jun 7, 2018

The Business Times

Indonesia strengthens laws against biopirates
The Business Times
"This biopiracy by Shiseido means they've stolen what belonged to our traditional healers, stolen our farmers knowledge, their seeds and systems," explains Riza Tjahjadi, chairman of the Pesticide Action Network. The former Indonesian State Minister of ...

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Africa: Engineering Seeds and Digging Into Global Markets - AllAfrica.com

Jun 7, 2018

Africa: Engineering Seeds and Digging Into Global Markets
AllAfrica.com
... Organization for Competitive Markets, Our Family Farms, Pesticide Action Network North America, Practical Farmers of Iowa, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America, Rural Coalition, Rural Vermont, Sustainable Food Center ...

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New pesticide regulations attract little backing among Iowa legislators - DesMoinesRegister.com

Jun 5, 2018

DesMoinesRegister.com

New pesticide regulations attract little backing among Iowa legislators
DesMoinesRegister.com
“Notification on spraying is a critically important piece of the program from our perspective,” Kristin Schafer, executive director at the Pesticide Action Network, said. “If people aren't aware that spraying is occurring, they aren't able to protect ...

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Most Iowa public schools are in range of potential pesticide spray drift, study shows - DesMoinesRegister.com

Jun 5, 2018

DesMoinesRegister.com

Most Iowa public schools are in range of potential pesticide spray drift, study shows
DesMoinesRegister.com
More than 680 million pounds of pesticides are applied to U.S. agricultural fields each year, according to a report by the Pesticide Action Network, a Berkeley, California-based organization seeking limits to pesticide use. The National Academy of ...

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Safe to eat? Certainly not for kids! - Scoop.co.nz

Jun 4, 2018

Safe to eat? Certainly not for kids!
Scoop.co.nz
... and parents can lessen pesticide intake in their children by giving them organic food,” said Dr Meriel Watts of Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand. “Nobody actually has any real understanding of the effect of 26 different pesticides ...

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Large number of Iowa public schools in range of potential pesticide spray drift - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Jun 3, 2018

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Large number of Iowa public schools in range of potential pesticide spray drift
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
More than 680 million pounds of pesticides are applied to U.S. agricultural fields each year, according to a report by the Pesticide Action Network, a Berkeley, California-based organization seeking limits to pesticide use. The National Academy of ...

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Large number of Iowa public schools in range of potential pesticide spray drift - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Jun 3, 2018

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Large number of Iowa public schools in range of potential pesticide spray drift
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
More than 680 million pounds of pesticides are applied to U.S. agricultural fields each year, according to a report by the Pesticide Action Network, a Berkeley, California-based organization seeking limits to pesticide use. The National Academy of ...

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Deforestation Found to Cause Malaria to Spread, in the Face of Harmful and Ineffective Mosquito Insecticide Use - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

May 30, 2018

Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Deforestation Found to Cause Malaria to Spread, in the Face of Harmful and Ineffective Mosquito Insecticide Use
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
Today, DDT resistance is widespread in Anopheles mosquitoes. As the Pesticide Action Network North America notes, “Of the 73 countries that provided monitoring data to WHO [the U.N.'s World Health Organization] from 2010 onward, 60 countries reported ...

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