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Bees and Stars for National Public Gardens Day - UC Davis

Honey Bee Haven news - 7 hours 53 min ago

Bees and Stars for National Public Gardens Day
UC Davis
So, you have to work this Friday (May 6), National Public Gardens Day? Not to worry. Come celebrate after work at two free events: an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, followed by “Stargazing in the White Flower Garden,” in the arboretum.

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Bees: What's all the buzz about? - Park Rapids Enterprise

PAN in the News - Apr 29, 2016

Bees: What's all the buzz about?
Park Rapids Enterprise
Such losses are unprecedented, according to the Pesticide Action Network, more than double than what is considered normal. Bees are frequently exposed to a “chemical cocktail” of pesticides used in homes and gardens and public lands. But the largest ...

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Earth Day celebrated around the valley - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

PAN in the News - Apr 27, 2016

Earth Day celebrated around the valley
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The Pesticide Action Network, the Environmental Resource Center, Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, Edible Gardens by Design, Idaho's Bounty Cooperative, the Wood River Farmer's Market, the Local Food Alliance and The Hunger Coalition also shared ...

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EU bans two herbicides linked to cancer and infertility - FarmingUK

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2016

FarmingUK

EU bans two herbicides linked to cancer and infertility
FarmingUK
Pesticide Action Network said it applauds the two proposals but at the same time notes that a large reservoir of harmful classified and endocrine disrupting pesticides is waiting for a decision which is repeatedly postponed by Commission. "In the ...

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EU bans weedkillers linked to cancer and infertility - FarmingUK

PAN in the News - Apr 20, 2016

EU bans weedkillers linked to cancer and infertility
FarmingUK
Pesticide Action Network said it applauds the two proposals but at the same time notes that a large reservoir of harmful classified and endocrine disrupting pesticides is waiting for a decision which is repeatedly postponed by Commission. "In the ...

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Organic Rules - East Bay Express

PAN in the News - Apr 19, 2016

East Bay Express

Organic Rules
East Bay Express
Myclobutanil: This chemical is found in the notoriously popular Eagle 20 brand fungicide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) it is "slightly hazardous" to humans. It is not approved for use in cultivation of tobacco, but has been found in ...

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COMING UP: TODS (for the kids) and TGFS (for the staff) - UC Davis

Honey Bee Haven news - Apr 19, 2016

UC Davis

COMING UP: TODS (for the kids) and TGFS (for the staff)
UC Davis
But there are some activities that are suitable for younger boys and girls: Chemistry Show, Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven and Bohart Museum of Entomology — and lunch in the DC. Release time is appropriate with approval; employees should coordinate ...

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Europe bans two endocrine-disrupting weedkillers - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Apr 19, 2016

The Guardian

Europe bans two endocrine-disrupting weedkillers
The Guardian
Hans Muilerman, chemicals officer at Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe, said: “This is a historic decision as it is clear that these chemicals are 100% endocrine disruptors. We applaud these two proposals but at the same time note that a large ...

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Chemicals are killing Laos' farmlands - The Straits Times

PAN in the News - Apr 15, 2016

The Straits Times

Chemicals are killing Laos' farmlands
The Straits Times
"Paraquat is the most severe," said Penang-based Sarojini Rengam, executive director of Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific, in a telephone interview. "It is banned in Switzerland and the European Union... It is easily absorbed through the ...

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Ag Groups Press EPA to Postpone Science Meeting on Chlorpyrifos - KTIC

PAN in the News - Apr 15, 2016

KTIC

Ag Groups Press EPA to Postpone Science Meeting on Chlorpyrifos
KTIC
Back in June 2015, the federal court issued its ruling as a result of a lawsuit filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resources Defense Council. © 2016 Nebraska Rural Radio Association. All rights reserved ...

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Disturbing New Evidence About What Common Pesticides Can Do to Brains - Mother Jones

PAN in the News - Apr 13, 2016

Mother Jones

Disturbing New Evidence About What Common Pesticides Can Do to Brains
Mother Jones
Pyraclostrobin residues, according to USDA data compiled by Pesticide Action Network, have been found on spinach, kale, and grapes, among others, in recent years, while trifloxystrobin has been detected on grapes, cherry tomatoes, and sweet bell ...

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U.S. Labor Secretary Perez Visits California Farm Certified by the Equitable Food Initiative - Business Wire (press release)

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

U.S. Labor Secretary Perez Visits California Farm Certified by the Equitable Food Initiative
Business Wire (press release)
... and Farmworker Justice; board member organizations, including Oxfam America and Pesticide Action Network; five produce grower and marketing organizations, including Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce (A&W), Houweling's Tomatoes, Windset Farms ...

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EU legal view backs Commission on glyphosate impurities data - AgraNet (subscription)

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

EU legal view backs Commission on glyphosate impurities data
AgraNet (subscription)
Juliane Kokott's response is to the Commission's appeal against theECJ's General Court giving Greenpeace and Pesticide Action Network(PAN) Europe access to information on impurities in the active ingredient andthe composition of products. They wanted ...

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EPA Finds 97% of Endangered Species Threatened by Common Pesticides - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

EPA Finds 97% of Endangered Species Threatened by Common Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
EPA is currently considering restricting the use of chlorpyrifos in agricultural settings by revoking its food tolerances, as a result of a separate lawsuit launched by Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...

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EPA Finds 97% of Endangered Species Threatened by Common Pesticides - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

EPA Finds 97% of Endangered Species Threatened by Common Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
EPA is currently considering restricting the use of chlorpyrifos in agricultural settings by revoking its food tolerances, as a result of a separate lawsuit launched by Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...

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Anti-glyphosate pressure groups call for ban - Horticulture Week

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

Anti-glyphosate pressure groups call for ban
Horticulture Week
Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) and 12 other UK based organisations are asking MEPs to support their objection to re-registration "due to serious health and environmental concerns about glyphosate that have been raised by the scientific community".

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Pressure group glyphosate letter calls for ban - Horticulture Week

PAN in the News - Apr 12, 2016

Pressure group glyphosate letter calls for ban
Horticulture Week
Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) and 12 other UK based organisations are asking MEPs to support their objection to re-registration "due to serious health and environmental concerns about glyphosate that have been raised by the scientific community".

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Gaps in Mind the Gap: Cotton Inc. Responds to Sustainable Cotton Report - Sourcing Journal Online

PAN in the News - Apr 11, 2016

Sourcing Journal Online

Gaps in Mind the Gap: Cotton Inc. Responds to Sustainable Cotton Report
Sourcing Journal Online
Ferrigno is on the record as debunking the myth that cotton is a “water-hog,” yet Kevin Tyrell of Pesticide Action Network UK, another sponsor, states within the report that cotton is a water-intensive crop. Tyrell goes on to say that “cotton needs ...

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Glyphosate Discovered In California Wines, Including Those Made With Organic Grapes - Collective Evolution

PAN in the News - Apr 5, 2016

Glyphosate Discovered In California Wines, Including Those Made With Organic Grapes
Collective Evolution
... wide range of childhood diseases and disorders are on the rise. Our assessment of the latest science leaves little room for doubt; pesticides are one key driver of this sobering trend.” October 2012 report by Pesticide Action Network North America ...

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