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100 habits of healthy people - Townsville Bulletin

5 hours 36 min ago

Townsville Bulletin

100 habits of healthy people
Townsville Bulletin
The Pesticide Action Network has produced its list of the “best and worst foods for pesticide residues”. At the top of the “best list” are star fruit, plums, exotic fruits, kiwi fruit, banana, raspberries, other berries and melons and the vegetables ...

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism - Lakeland Times

7 hours 25 min ago

Lakeland Times

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide linked to autism
Lakeland Times
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America had petitioned the government for the ban, and, in October 2015, the EPA proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for chlorpyrifos. According to the NRDC, the ...

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The Facts on Chlorpyrifos - FactCheck.org

Apr 27, 2017

Jezebel

The Facts on Chlorpyrifos
FactCheck.org
In September 2007, the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned the EPA to outright ban chlorpyrifos for multiple reasons, a number of which pertained to the impact the insecticide has on the ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courtsDeutsche Welle
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Huffington Post -Chicago Sun-Times
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Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Apr 27, 2017

Legal Action Taken Against EPA to Protect Bees, Environment from Pesticide-Coated Seeds
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"EPA can't bury its head in the sand any longer," said Marcia Ishii- Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Given widespread use and persistence of these bee-harming pesticides, it's time for EPA to fully and swiftly evaluate the ...

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Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee - The Costa Rica Star

Apr 27, 2017

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee
The Costa Rica Star
Glyphosphate is an herbicide used on coffee plantations in Costa Rica and other Central American countries. The chemical is included in the international Pesticide Action Network's “List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides” and is targeted for global phaseout.

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Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee - The Costa Rica Star

Apr 27, 2017

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica's National University Works to Eliminate Pesticide Use in Coffee
The Costa Rica Star
Glyphosphate is an herbicide used on coffee plantations in Costa Rica and other Central American countries. The chemical is included in the international Pesticide Action Network's “List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides” and is targeted for global phaseout.

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Local Assembly member backs higher standards for oil drilling, farmer equity - Santa Maria Sun

Apr 27, 2017

Santa Maria Sun

Local Assembly member backs higher standards for oil drilling, farmer equity
Santa Maria Sun
A press release from the Pesticide Action Network of North America quoted Limón saying California “can and should” lead the way in investing in farmers. “California farmers, particularly farmers from underrepresented communities, have historically ...

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Are pesticides safe to use on fruit and vegetables? The debate continues. - Belleville News-Democrat (blog)

Apr 25, 2017

Belleville News-Democrat (blog)

Are pesticides safe to use on fruit and vegetables? The debate continues.
Belleville News-Democrat (blog)
In 2007, the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council petitioned to have it banned in the United States, and on Aug. 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to respond to the petition. On ...

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Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops - Organic Authority

Apr 24, 2017

Organic Authority

Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops
Organic Authority
“The proposed regulations are very strict: a full ban, except for greenhouses that are supposed to be closed systems,” explains Martin Dermine, at Pesticide Action Network Europe, which obtained the leaked proposals and shared them with the Guardian.

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Asian farmers decry revival of Golden Rice field trials - Daily News & Analysis

Apr 23, 2017

Daily News & Analysis

Asian farmers decry revival of Golden Rice field trials
Daily News & Analysis
Amidst the celebration of Earth Day, farmers and civil societies coming from India, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as regional organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, Asian Peasants Coalition and ...

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Marching for science by and for the people - Huffington Post

Apr 21, 2017

Huffington Post

Marching for science by and for the people
Huffington Post
This Saturday, Pesticide Action Network will be in the streets of San Francisco, marching for science. We march because we believe that the freedom and ability to conduct independent science, by and for the people, is critical to our collective ability ...
Home & Garden: Science Marches OnPacific Sun
Satellite Marches - March for ScienceMarch for Science

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Agribusinesses seek delay in endangered species evaluations - Agri-Pulse

Apr 20, 2017

Agri-Pulse

Agribusinesses seek delay in endangered species evaluations
Agri-Pulse
Last month, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt rejected a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network to prohibit the use of chlorpyrifos. NRDC and PAN are challenging that decision in court. The assessments are ...

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Pesticide makers claim endangered species science 'flawed' - CNN

Apr 20, 2017

CNN

Pesticide makers claim endangered species science 'flawed'
CNN
Dow AgroSciences contends that "no pest control product has been more thoroughly evaluated" than chlorpyrifos -- and that it is used in nearly 100 nations. Environmental groups like the Pesticide Action Network point to research linking chlorpyrifos ...
Pesticide firms seek delay in endangered species evaluationsAgri-Pulse

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Home & Garden: Science Marches On - Pacific Sun

Apr 19, 2017

Home & Garden: Science Marches On
Pacific Sun
... developing brains, including increased risk of learning disabilities, reductions in IQ, developmental delay, autism, and ADHD,” said Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, senior scientist at the Natural Resource Defense Council in a Pesticide Action Network news ...

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US environmentalists move fight from Capitol Hill to the courts - Deutsche Welle

Apr 19, 2017

Jezebel

US environmentalists move fight from Capitol Hill to the courts
Deutsche Welle
Last week, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the administration for canceling a planned ban on a controversial pesticide linked to brain damage in children, which had been put in place by the Obama ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post
Chicago Sun-Times
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US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courts - Deutsche Welle

Apr 19, 2017

Jezebel

US environmentalists move from Capitol Hill to the courts
Deutsche Welle
Last week, the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the administration for canceling a planned ban on a controversial pesticide linked to brain damage in children, which had been put in place by the Obama ...
Trump Administration Reverses Ban On Pesticide That Makes Children SickJezebel
Environmental Protection Agency Disregards Dirty Water and Poisonous Pesticides Linked to AutismMilwaukee Community Journal
Come Nerd it Up with us at the March for ScienceHuffington Post
Chicago Sun-Times
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Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Apr 19, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Neonicotinoid fiasco: How American green NGOs are turning Europe against science, pushing EU towards insecticide ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The commission fears it will lose the case, so it has leaked to friendly reporters at The Guardian and Politico (via the activist Pesticide Action Network) that it intends to push forward with a full ban on neonics, except in greenhouses. What has the ...

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Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead' - TODAYonline

Apr 18, 2017

Three rivers in Cameron Highlands declared 'biologically dead'
TODAYonline
Citing an example, he said in 2015, Reach and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides — such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT — was found in the ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead' - New Straits Times Online

Apr 17, 2017

New Straits Times Online

Three Camerons rivers declared 'dead'
New Straits Times Online
Citing an example, he said in 2015, REACH and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) revealed that banned pesticides, such as endosulfan, edrine ketone, aldrin and DDE, which is a derivative of the dangerous DDT found in the water ...

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