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Tuesday briefing: 'Farce' of cut-and-paste Brexit plan - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Sep 4, 2017

The Guardian

Tuesday briefing: 'Farce' of cut-and-paste Brexit plan
The Guardian
... yet unknown “cocktail” effects from young children being exposed to multiple chemicals. On the other hand, there are the balancing health benefits of children eating more fruit and vegetables. The Pesticide Action Network says handing out organic ...

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UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week - TheReporter.Com

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

TheReporter.Com

UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week
TheReporter.Com
... to prepare honey bees for the molecular study of Africanized honey bees; and program representative Christine Casey of the department's bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, will discuss planting for a bee garden and garden maintenance.
UC Davis hosts free bee program for studentsDaily Democrat

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UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week - TheReporter.Com

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

UC Davis to hold major bee conference this week
TheReporter.Com
... of nosema and varroa infestations; Brian Johnson will explain how to prepare honey bees for the molecular study of Africanized honey bees; and program representative Christine Casey of the department's bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, ...

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Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way - The Bakersfield Californian

PAN in the News - Sep 4, 2017

The Bakersfield Californian

Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way
The Bakersfield Californian
Paul Towers, organizing director and policy advocate at the Pesticide Action Network North America (one of the organizations that has been pushing for a ban on the pesticide), said “the science has been in a long time, and it's only getting stronger.”.

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Four in five pieces of fruit and veg given to kids at school have traces of harmful pesticides - The Sun

PAN in the News - Sep 4, 2017

The Sun

Four in five pieces of fruit and veg given to kids at school have traces of harmful pesticides
The Sun
Campaigners from the pressure group Pesticide Action Network warn there has been little research into the health impact of this toxic mix. And they calculate the Department of Health could provide schools with organic equivalents for just 1 penny extra ...
Chemicals from 13 pesticides are discovered on fruit and vegetables handed out at school to millions of children ...Daily Mail

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UC Davis hosts free bee program for students - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

TheReporter.Com

UC Davis hosts free bee program for students
Daily Democrat
... to participate in a free interactive lesson on bees and honey, led by the American Beekeeping Federation's “Kids and Bees” program director Sarah Red-Laird, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis campus.
UC Davis to hold major bee conference this weekTheReporter.Com

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UC Davis hosts free bee program for students - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 4, 2017

UC Davis hosts free bee program for students
Daily Democrat
... to participate in a free interactive lesson on bees and honey, led by the American Beekeeping Federation's “Kids and Bees” program director Sarah Red-Laird, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis campus.

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10 UC Davis Faculty, Staff To Speak At Western Apicultural Society Conference - Patch.com

Honey Bee Haven news - Sep 1, 2017

Patch.com

10 UC Davis Faculty, Staff To Speak At Western Apicultural Society Conference
Patch.com
... of nosema and varroa infestations; Brian Johnson will explain how to prepare honey bees for the molecular study of Africanized honey bees; and program representative Christine Casey of the department's bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, ...

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The Brief: A 'plan B' for the grand bargain - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Sep 1, 2017

EURACTIV

The Brief: A 'plan B' for the grand bargain
EURACTIV
Written by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's Martin Dermine. Glyphosate is next on the list of controversial chemicals, as research suggests it may be carcinogenic. But French conservation farmers say that a ban would force them to till the soil ...

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The Brief: A “plan B” for the grand bargain - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Sep 1, 2017

EURACTIV

The Brief: A “plan B” for the grand bargain
EURACTIV
Written by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's Martin Dermine. Glyphosate is next on the list of controversial chemicals, as research suggests it may be carcinogenic. But French conservation farmers say that a ban would force them to till the soil ...

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Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances? - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Aug 31, 2017

EURACTIV

Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances?
EURACTIV
Martin Dermine is a veterinarian, beekeeper and project coordinator at Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe. But this is not the first scandal linked to Fipronil. This insecticide was made famous, together with the no-less-famous neonicotinoids ...

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Philippine palm oil plan 'equals corruption and land-grabbing,' critics say - Mongabay.com

PAN in the News - Aug 31, 2017

Mongabay.com

Philippine palm oil plan 'equals corruption and land-grabbing,' critics say
Mongabay.com
The Pesticide Action Network includes paraquat on its list of highly hazardous chemicals, linking it to health problems like skin cancer, Parkinson's Disease and respiratory and kidney failure. Victor Sanugan, a farmer in Kalabugao, Bukidnon, voiced ...

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Rural Minnesotans: 'No Pesticides on Those Fries' - Progressive.org

PAN in the News - Aug 31, 2017

Progressive.org

Rural Minnesotans: 'No Pesticides on Those Fries'
Progressive.org
Toxic Taters allies Pesticide Action Network and Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha in a joint action at a Minneapolis McDonald's last year. Norma Smith drinks only bottled water. It's not her preference, but it's become a necessity. After potato ...

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Aristocrat activist leads day of action to 'round up the Roundup' - The Ecologist

PAN in the News - Aug 31, 2017

Aristocrat activist leads day of action to 'round up the Roundup'
The Ecologist
This is in line with a global trend, with restrictions on glyphosate introduced in ten countries in Europe, eight out of ten Canadian provinces, multiple US states and cities, Sri Lanka and Colombia, according to Pesticide Action Network UK ...

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California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos - Modern Farmer

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2017

Modern Farmer

California Tightens Restrictions on Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
Modern Farmer
But on the other side of the debate, activist groups like the Pesticide Action Network believe listing under Prop 65 is not nearly a strong enough gesture. Chlorpyrifos is understood, says PAN, to be exceedingly dangerous to humans and the environment ...

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South Asian and Queer: Intersectional Identities - Youth Radio

PAN in the News - Aug 29, 2017

Youth Radio

South Asian and Queer: Intersectional Identities
Youth Radio
... I began to take more interest. Activist Devika Ghai has a similar identities as a queer person, a woman, a South Asian, and an immigrant. I spoke with her about her intersectional identities from Minnesota where she works with the Pesticide Action ...

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