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Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction? - just-style.com

PAN in the News - Oct 11, 2017

just-style.com

Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction?
just-style.com
"This report shines a light on pesticide use in cotton farming," says Keith Tyrell, director of Pesticide Action Network UK. "The good news is that pesticide use has declined since the record highs of the 1980s, but cotton is still one of the heaviest ...

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New report shines light on pesticide use in cotton - Ecotextile News

PAN in the News - Oct 11, 2017

Ecotextile News

New report shines light on pesticide use in cotton
Ecotextile News
LONDON – Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has published a report into the current rate of pesticide use in cotton. With support from the C&A Foundation, PAN UK says, while pesticide use patterns have changed from more toxic pesticides to selective, ...

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Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses - KQED

PAN in the News - Oct 9, 2017

KQED

Farmworkers Want Pesticide Banned in Calif. After Trump EPA Refuses
KQED
Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network. At high doses, nerve agents like chlorpyrifos cause symptoms like headaches, nausea, dizziness and disorientation. If larger doses are ingested, it can lead to vomiting, stomachaches, diarrhea and even death. The ...

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Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more - Shore News Today

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 6, 2017

Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more
Shore News Today
Attractions include a Wildlife Carousel; the 25-foot-high Snow Leopard Mountain, where guests can test their rock-climbing skills; the Hummingbird Express Train Ride, which runs through Cape May County Park; a Honey Bee Haven exhibit and more.

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Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more - Press of Atlantic City

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 6, 2017

Press of Atlantic City

Boo at the Zoo will have costume contest, magic show, games and more
Press of Atlantic City
Attractions include a Wildlife Carousel; the 25-foot-high Snow Leopard Mountain, where guests can test their rock-climbing skills; the Hummingbird Express Train Ride, which runs through Cape May County Park; a Honey Bee Haven exhibit and more.

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New UC Davis demonstration gardens provide pollinator habitat - Davis Enterprise

Honey Bee Haven news - Oct 5, 2017

Davis Enterprise

New UC Davis demonstration gardens provide pollinator habitat
Davis Enterprise
“I started monitoring bees a year prior to the planting of the campus' Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven,” Thorp says. “When the first plants went into the garden in September 2009, there were 40 species of bees in the area. After five years of monitoring ...

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Target shoots for 100% sustainable cotton by 2022 - edie.net

PAN in the News - Oct 5, 2017

edie.net

Target shoots for 100% sustainable cotton by 2022
edie.net
The commitment arrives just days after a report from WWF, Pesticide Action Network an Solidaridad found that major brands are failing to make sufficient progress on sourcing sustainable cotton. While proportionately more companies have sourcing ...

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MEPs block Commission from widening endocrine disruptor definition - FoodNavigator.com

PAN in the News - Oct 4, 2017

FoodNavigator.com

MEPs block Commission from widening endocrine disruptor definition
FoodNavigator.com
Environmental Scientist at Pesticide Action Network (PAN), Angeliki Lyssimachou, said the vote was an example of "true democracy in action​". The result of the vote was also welcomed by pan-EU consumer group BEUC which said the Commission's "unfit ...

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Court reverses expanded insecticide label in California - Capital Press

PAN in the News - Oct 4, 2017

Court reverses expanded insecticide label in California
Capital Press
The Pesticide Action Network North America, or PANNA, sought an injunction against the decision but a state judge denied the environmental group's motion. The Court of Appeal has now reversed that ruling, ordering the California Department of Pesticide ...

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Are Fashion's Rankings All They Are Cracked Up to Be? - The Fashion Law (blog)

PAN in the News - Oct 4, 2017

The Fashion Law (blog)

Are Fashion's Rankings All They Are Cracked Up to Be?
The Fashion Law (blog)
Another, more recent report comes by way of the Pesticide Action Network UK, Solidaridad and WWF, and ranks brands according to their efforts to source sustainable cotton. Topping that list, which was released this week, is C&A Global (a Dutch chain of ...

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Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Oct 3, 2017

EURACTIV

Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms
EURACTIV
The study, carried out by the NGO Pesticide Action Network (PAN Europe), found that 68% of European fruit contained traces of pesticides and 34% contained residues of 27 potentially harmful endocrine disrupting pesticides (EDPs). For vegetables, the ...

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Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Oct 3, 2017

EURACTIV

Endocrine disruptors: Report exposes scale of contamination as Parliament vote looms
EURACTIV
The study, carried out by the NGO Pesticide Action Network (PAN Europe), found that 68% of European fruit contained traces of pesticides and 34% contained residues of 27 potentially harmful endocrine disrupting pesticides (EDPs). For vegetables, the ...

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How Safe Are Pesticides? Not Very, Say UK Researchers - CleanTechnica

PAN in the News - Oct 2, 2017

CleanTechnica

How Safe Are Pesticides? Not Very, Say UK Researchers
CleanTechnica
Keith Tyrell of the Pesticide Action Network agrees. “We don't know how a pesticide will really impact the environment until it is too late. It can take years before enough scientific evidence is collected to persuade regulators to take action, and ...

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Sustainable Cotton Ranking Report Calls Out Companies for Cotton Sourcing Commitments - Sourcing Journal Online

PAN in the News - Oct 2, 2017

Sourcing Journal Online

Sustainable Cotton Ranking Report Calls Out Companies for Cotton Sourcing Commitments
Sourcing Journal Online
The report, put out by the Pesticide Action Network UK, Solidaridad and WWF, which share a vision for a more sustainable cotton sector, ranks brands and retailers along various criteria and makes recommendations on how companies can improve their ...
The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some SurprisesTriple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Leading brands progress on cotton sustainability falls shortFashionUnited India
Big brand progress on cotton sustainability is insufficientjust-style.com (subscription)

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The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Oct 2, 2017

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

The World's Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
cotton, sustainable cotton, supply chain, human rights, better cotton initiative, Leon The NGO Solidaridad, in partnership with organizations including WWF and United Kingdom-based Pesticide Action Network, today released its annual sustainable cotton ...

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H&M, Levi & Strauss, Nike Top Sustainable Cotton Report - The Business of Fashion

PAN in the News - Oct 1, 2017

The Business of Fashion

H&M, Levi & Strauss, Nike Top Sustainable Cotton Report
The Business of Fashion
The report was released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), together with sustainability-focused development agency Solidaridad and Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), in a bid to highlight the need for more sustainable practices in the cotton ...

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Trump Cripples Science… and Golf? - Dissident Voice

PAN in the News - Sep 29, 2017

Trump Cripples Science… and Golf?
Dissident Voice
Subsequent to Pruitt's decision, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network of North America filed a motion in US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to “force the EPA to ban chlorpyrifos,” arguing that the agency has not ...

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Experts study how 'wild' bees help 'managed' bees - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 28, 2017

Experts study how 'wild' bees help 'managed' bees
Daily Democrat
At the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on the campus, staff manager Christine Casey said urban and suburban gardens provide “tremendous opportunity” to improve bee forage. “In fact, there are many studies that document how well bees do in urban areas; ...

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Experts study how 'wild' bees help 'managed' bees - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 28, 2017

Experts study how 'wild' bees help 'managed' bees
Daily Democrat
At the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on the campus, staff manager Christine Casey said urban and suburban gardens provide “tremendous opportunity” to improve bee forage. “In fact, there are many studies that document how well bees do in urban areas; ...

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The green machine fuelled by your taxes - Yorkshire Post

PAN in the News - Sep 28, 2017

Yorkshire Post

The green machine fuelled by your taxes
Yorkshire Post
Indirectly, these groups have raised costs which have been felt by households across the UK. The Pesticide Action Network, which has received more than €710,000 from the European Commission over the past decade, has been vociferously campaigning ...

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