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GM Zika mosquitos and climate change extremism - Times of Malta

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GM Zika mosquitos and climate change extremism
Times of Malta
According to the Pesticide Action Network, many avid DDT promoters are also in the business of denying climate change. Last November, Bloomberg released a report that unearthed 'America's deep network' of climate change deniers. It identified 4,556 ...

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5 Things All Parents, Teachers & Doctors Need To Know About Autism & ADHD - Collective Evolution

Feb 11, 2016

5 Things All Parents, Teachers & Doctors Need To Know About Autism & ADHD
Collective Evolution
October 2012 report by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) (source)(source). In recent years a wealth of information has emerged which has entirely changed the way we think about these disorders. Although the cause for autism is unclear and ...

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How the Environmental Movement Morphed into the Climate Change Movement - The Heartland Institute

Feb 9, 2016

How the Environmental Movement Morphed into the Climate Change Movement
The Heartland Institute
“Network” has become a common last name for dozens of radical environmental groups, including the Rainforest Action Network, Pesticide Action Network, Climate Action Network, and many others, but the push to be part of a network is about more than ...

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Doctor says bring back pesticide DDT to fight Zika - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Feb 9, 2016

Doctor says bring back pesticide DDT to fight Zika
Palm Beach Post (blog)
According to the Pesticide Action Network, DDT breakdown products were found in 99 percent tested by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The group says girls exposed to DDT before puberty are 5 times more likely to develop breast cancer in ...

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Deadly Pesticides: Will Hawai'i Lawmakers Say No to What Harms Us? - Huffington Post

Feb 9, 2016

Huffington Post

Deadly Pesticides: Will Hawai'i Lawmakers Say No to What Harms Us?
Huffington Post
Sarojeni V. Rengam, Executive Director, Pesticide Action Network Asia & the Pacific (PAN AP), explained how public/private partnerships have provided a smokescreen for land grabs in the Philippines and East Malaysia. Extrajudicial killings of lumad ...

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Environment, agri groups buck issuance of GMO rules - Inquirer.net

Feb 9, 2016

Environment, agri groups buck issuance of GMO rules
Inquirer.net
The groups include Greenpeace, Magsasaka at Syentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (Masipag), Green Action PH (Graph), Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (Agham), Pesticide Action Network Philippines, Kilusang Magbubukid ng ...

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Get seed-swapping at Brighton Corn Exchange on Sunday - The Argus

Feb 5, 2016

The Argus

Get seed-swapping at Brighton Corn Exchange on Sunday
The Argus
... Question Time, and talks by the likes of James Wong, Pavilion Gardens head gardener Robert Hill-Snook, environmental archaeologist Dr Mike Allen, Dr Dave Goulson from the Butterfly Conservation Trust and Nick Mole of Pesticide Action Network UK.

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Gardeners' Question Time team to host panel at Seedy Sunday - The Argus

Feb 4, 2016

The Argus

Gardeners' Question Time team to host panel at Seedy Sunday
The Argus
Other speakers on the day include Robert Hill-Snook, header gardener of the Pavilion Gardens, Dr Mike Allen, environmental archaeologist, Dr Dave Goulson, from the Butterfly Conservation Trust, and Nick Mole, from the Pesticide Action Network.

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Pesticide Disclosure Bill Clears Committee - Honolulu Civil Beat

Feb 4, 2016

Honolulu Civil Beat

Pesticide Disclosure Bill Clears Committee
Honolulu Civil Beat
Groups like Hawaii Farm Bureau, CropLife America and Kauai Coffee Company came out against the legislation while nonprofits like the Center for Food Safety, Americans for Democratic Action and the Pesticide Action Network were in favor. Ashley Lukens ...

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Asian citrus psyllid treatment kicks up controversy in Santa Barbara County - Santa Maria Sun

Feb 4, 2016

Santa Maria Sun

Asian citrus psyllid treatment kicks up controversy in Santa Barbara County
Santa Maria Sun
Paul Towers, media director for the Pesticide Action Network of North America, said damage control is the only viable option when facing the Asian citrus psyllid. “To think we can eradicate them is a little harsh,” Towers said. “What we can do is set ...

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Home & Garden: Foul called - Pacific Sun

Feb 3, 2016

Home & Garden: Foul called
Pacific Sun
The lawsuit was brought by Our Children's Earth Foundation; the Cities of Albany, Berkeley and Richmond; Mothers of Marin Against the Spray; Stop the Spray East Bay; Center for Environmental Health; Pesticide Action Network North America; Citizens for ...

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Pesticide use: The most dangerous areas in France - Digital Journal

Feb 3, 2016

Digital Journal

Pesticide use: The most dangerous areas in France
Digital Journal
That total comes despite the French government having introduced sweeping bans on pesticide use in 2014 as Pesticide Action Network (PAN) reported. The 2014 ban prohibited the private or public use of pesticides in the likes of forests or public spaces ...

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Susan Sommers: City of Longmont must address use of Fumitoxin - Longmont Times-Call

Jan 31, 2016

Susan Sommers: City of Longmont must address use of Fumitoxin
Longmont Times-Call
Staff scientist Karl Tupper of the Pesticide Action Network stresses the dangers of Fumitoxin: "This incident is the latest in a long string of poisonings involving this product. It's apparent that this chemical is just too dangerous to remain on the ...

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Up next, recap & links 2016 - CBS News

Jan 25, 2016

CBS News

Up next, recap & links 2016
CBS News
Delan Perry's Volcano Isle Fruit Company · Hawaii Papaya Industry Association · Dennis Gonsalves, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University · Dr. Pam Ronald, University of California - Davis · Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Pesticide Action ...

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Media and organic created myth: UN endorses small-scale organic farming over biotech - Genetic Literacy Project

Jan 21, 2016

Genetic Literacy Project

Media and organic created myth: UN endorses small-scale organic farming over biotech
Genetic Literacy Project
... ISIS, (Institute of Science In Society, which promotes homeopathy, water memory, and Chinese medicine and disseminates anti-vaccine articles); and Pesticide Action Network (which historically sharply criticizes conventional agriculture), to name a few.

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Man listed as missing person in Coconino County, Arizona - KCSG

Jan 20, 2016

KCSG

Man listed as missing person in Coconino County, Arizona
KCSG
... scientists and the general public. Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice submitted technical comments on behalf of a coalition of groups, including Pesticide Action Network (PAN), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and United Farm Workers (UFW.)

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Congressional leaders to host events aimed at holding federal land agencies accountable - KCSG

Jan 20, 2016

KCSG

Congressional leaders to host events aimed at holding federal land agencies accountable
KCSG
... scientists and the general public. Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice submitted technical comments on behalf of a coalition of groups, including Pesticide Action Network (PAN), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and United Farm Workers (UFW.)

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Could farmers face a total loss of chlorpyrifos? - Western Farm Press

Jan 19, 2016

Could farmers face a total loss of chlorpyrifos?
Western Farm Press
This came in response to a petition by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network North America over identified drinking water concerns. The court ordered EPA in late 2015 to either deny the petition by the two groups, issue ...

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Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate - WTSP 10 News

Jan 18, 2016

WTSP 10 News

Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
WTSP 10 News
... looking at these issues for some decades, I am increasingly concerned at the ways in which corporations have gained more and more control and influence over our food system," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action ...
​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debateCBS News

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​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate - CBS News

Jan 17, 2016

CBS News

​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
CBS News
By some estimates, 80 percent of all processed foods -- cereals, baby formula, canned soups and more -- contain at least one GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism. But whether GMOs are safe and whether they should be listed on the label has led to a ...

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