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Spotlight: Make Peoria a bee haven - Peoria Journal Star

Jun 23, 2017

Peoria Journal Star

Spotlight: Make Peoria a bee haven
Peoria Journal Star
Do your own research at websites such as Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network, and the Pollinator Partnership. Beneficial pollinators are what make this world flourish with foods and flowers of every color. What would the world be without ...

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What You Wear Matters! Quick Guide to Organic Cotton - CSRwire.com (press release)

Jun 23, 2017

CSRwire.com (press release)

What You Wear Matters! Quick Guide to Organic Cotton
CSRwire.com (press release)
According to the Pesticide Action Network UK, “cotton crops cover 2.4% of the world's cultivated land but use 6% of the world's pesticides, more than any other single major crop.” There is an overwhelming body of research showing higher incidents of ...

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Opinion: Activists—not biotech companies—responsible for public backlash against GMOs - Genetic Literacy Project

Jun 22, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Opinion: Activists—not biotech companies—responsible for public backlash against GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project
Dewey makes absolutely no mention of how Jeremy Rifkin, Greenpeace, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and other individuals and groups have carefully, deliberately and relentlessly waged a fear-mongering campaign intended to sow ...

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Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides - The Guardian

Jun 21, 2017

The Guardian

Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides
The Guardian
Martin Dermine, from Pesticide Action Network Europe, said Girling's arguments against the full ban were no different to those put forward by the pesticide manufacturers: “Such a similarity between an MEP's work and the industry's arguments is shocking.

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Environmental group calls for air monitoring near Inverness golf resort - Cape Breton Post

Jun 19, 2017

Cape Breton Post

Environmental group calls for air monitoring near Inverness golf resort
Cape Breton Post
Livingston said the Pesticide Action Network, an international coalition that fights the use of pesticides, has told the Margaree Environmental Association it has scientific instruments called drift catchers to monitor pesticide flow in the air. He ...

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EPA Sued for Delaying Worker Protection Rule Changes - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Jun 18, 2017

E&E News

EPA Sued for Delaying Worker Protection Rule Changes
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Farmworker Association of Florida, United Farm Workers, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and Pesticide Action Network North America. Industry critics believe the ...
Delayed EPA Rules for Handling Toxic Pesticides Drives SuitCourthouse News Service
Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delayE&E News
US Environmental Agency Sued Over Continued Use of Deadly Dow PesticidesteleSUR English

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Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei - New Zealand Herald

Jun 16, 2017

Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei
New Zealand Herald
Waiheke Island resident Dr Watts is the co-ordinator of Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand and senior science consultant to Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, author of several studies and an adviser to government agencies and ...

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Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei - New Zealand Herald

Jun 16, 2017

Expert on perils of pesticides to visit Whangarei
New Zealand Herald
Waiheke Island resident Dr Watts is the co-ordinator of Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand and senior science consultant to Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, author of several studies and an adviser to government agencies and ...

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EU Commission Champions the Plight of Bees - EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)

Jun 15, 2017

EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)

EU Commission Champions the Plight of Bees
EU News, Business, Tech, Economy and more (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network Europe have stated that the levels of chemical toxicity in insecticides is extremely high, and that scientific studies have clearly demonstrated that insecticides are toxic and harmful to bees. The United Nations food and ...

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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

Jun 15, 2017

Morning Star Online

FIGHTING FUND
Morning Star Online
Anti-neonicotinoid groups, like Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and Pesticide Action Network Europe, tell us the amount of scientific evidence on the toxicity of these insecticides is so high that there is no way these chemicals should remain on the ...

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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

Jun 15, 2017

Morning Star Online

FIGHTING FUND
Morning Star Online
Anti-neonicotinoid groups, like Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and Pesticide Action Network Europe, tell us the amount of scientific evidence on the toxicity of these insecticides is so high that there is no way these chemicals should remain on the ...

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In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins - Daily Democrat

Jun 15, 2017

Daily Democrat

In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins
Daily Democrat
Those chemicals have been found in tomato plants, salvias and daisies and remain in the plant long after the initial application, said Paul Towers, organizing director of the Pesticide Action Network, which supports the measure. Labels would help ...

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In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins - Daily Democrat

Jun 15, 2017

Daily Democrat

In California battles over product labels, industry usually wins
Daily Democrat
Those chemicals have been found in tomato plants, salvias and daisies and remain in the plant long after the initial application, said Paul Towers, organizing director of the Pesticide Action Network, which supports the measure. Labels would help ...

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Could your fruit and veg be giving you cancer? - Daily Star

Jun 15, 2017

Daily Star

Could your fruit and veg be giving you cancer?
Daily Star
And campaign group Pesticide Action Network UK said in a statement: “It is clear that there is serious disagreement among Member States about how, or if, this probable carcinogen should be approved for use across the EU.” The Glyphosate Task Force ...

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Could your fruit and veg be giving you cancer? - Daily Star

Jun 15, 2017

Daily Star

Could your fruit and veg be giving you cancer?
Daily Star
And campaign group Pesticide Action Network UK said in a statement: “It is clear that there is serious disagreement among Member States about how, or if, this probable carcinogen should be approved for use across the EU.” The Glyphosate Task Force ...

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Glyphosate-bashing MEP ridiculed for taking urine sample into European Parliament - FG Insight

Jun 15, 2017

FG Insight

Glyphosate-bashing MEP ridiculed for taking urine sample into European Parliament
FG Insight
But Nick Mole, policy officer at the Pesticide Action Network, suggested the NFU and Defra must now support farmers to find an alternative to pre-harvest use of glyphosate because it will be banned. “Glyphosate is likely to have upcoming restrictions ...

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Cereals 2017: Glyphosate is 'safer than sausages', says leading farmer - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Jun 15, 2017

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Cereals 2017: Glyphosate is 'safer than sausages', says leading farmer
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Nick Mole, of the Pesticide Action Network, questioned whether the practice improved the harvested grain, and suggested farmers could actually benefit from it being phased out. “Over the last 20 years the overall use of glyphosate on cereals has ...

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EPA Sued for Delaying Toxic Pesticide Handling Rules - Courthouse News Service

Jun 14, 2017

Courthouse News Service

EPA Sued for Delaying Toxic Pesticide Handling Rules
Courthouse News Service
Other named plaintiffs in the lawsuit include United Farm Workers, Farmworker Association of Florida, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network North America. They are represented by Stacey Geis of Earthjustice in San ...

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Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delay - E&E News

Jun 14, 2017

E&E News

Farmworkers, greens sue EPA over rule delay
E&E News
Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice filed the lawsuit on behalf of several groups, including Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste and Pesticide Action Network North America. "EPA's mission is to protect all Americans from significant risks to human ...

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Environmental groups sue EPA for failing to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure - ThinkProgress

Jun 14, 2017

ThinkProgress

Environmental groups sue EPA for failing to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure
ThinkProgress
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the advocacy groups Farmworker Association of Florida, United Farm Workers, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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