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Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since 1980s - Fibre2fashion.com

PAN in the News - 12 hours 22 sec ago

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Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since 1980s
Fibre2fashion.com
Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since the 1980s, suggest findings of Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). In particular, insecticide use has declined, as has herbicide, although neither are as significant as some have claimed, and both are on ...

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Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since 1980s - Fibre2fashion.com

PAN in the News - 12 hours 22 sec ago

Fibre2fashion.com

Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since 1980s
Fibre2fashion.com
Total pesticide use in cotton has fallen since the 1980s, suggest findings of Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). In particular, insecticide use has declined, as has herbicide, although neither are as significant as some have claimed, and both are on ...

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Yavatmal farmer deaths: Experts say Insecticide Act 1968 needs overhaul as it is designed to protect pesticides, not ... - Firstpost

PAN in the News - 15 hours 25 min ago

Firstpost

Yavatmal farmer deaths: Experts say Insecticide Act 1968 needs overhaul as it is designed to protect pesticides, not ...
Firstpost
C Jayakumar, director of the Pesticide Action Network, said, "Even with Fadnavis' best intentions, he cannot really protect the people by amending this Act. One, because it is not in his hands; and two, because this Act was never designed to protect ...

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NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation - Lexology

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2017

NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation
Lexology
In that motion, EPA argued that the court lacks jurisdiction to review the March 29, 2017, order denying the petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to revoke all Federal Food, Drug, and ...

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What's in your honey, hun? - Centurion Rekord

PAN in the News - Oct 21, 2017

What's in your honey, hun?
Centurion Rekord
Scientists collected 200 samples of honey from around the world, and three out of four samples contained a bee-killing pesticide, according to the findings, published in the journal Science. According to the Pesticide Action Network UK website ...

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NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation - The National Law Review

PAN in the News - Oct 20, 2017

NGOs and Farmworkers File Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing in Chlorpyrifos Litigation
The National Law Review
In that motion, EPA argued that the court lacks jurisdiction to review the March 29, 2017, order denying the petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to revoke all Federal Food, Drug, and ...

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No excuses for coasting on sustainable cotton sourcing - just-style.com (blog)

PAN in the News - Oct 20, 2017

just-style.com (blog)

No excuses for coasting on sustainable cotton sourcing
just-style.com (blog)
According to the latest Sustainable Cotton Ranking, an annual report that the World Wildlife Fund, the Pesticide Action Network, and Solidaridad compile every year, only 11 of the world's 75 top buyers of cotton have established time-bound commitments ...

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Farmers in Upper Midwest Report Damage from Dicamba Herbicide - Insurance Journal

PAN in the News - Oct 19, 2017

Farmers in Upper Midwest Report Damage from Dicamba Herbicide
Insurance Journal
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Brookings Register

PAN in the News - Oct 19, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Brookings Register
Officials in some states issued temporary bans on the herbicide. The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year – an area the size of ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Brookings Register

PAN in the News - Oct 19, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Brookings Register
Officials in some states issued temporary bans on the herbicide. The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year – an area the size of ...

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Study highlights glyphosate prevalence - Fruitnet

PAN in the News - Oct 19, 2017

Fruitnet

Study highlights glyphosate prevalence
Fruitnet
Angeliki Lyssimachou, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's ecotoxicologist, commented: “This study clearly contradicts the predictions of European authorities that glyphosate does not persist in the environment.” According to the study, Denmark, the ...

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Study highlights glyphosate prevalence - Fruitnet

PAN in the News - Oct 19, 2017

Fruitnet

Study highlights glyphosate prevalence
Fruitnet
Angeliki Lyssimachou, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe's ecotoxicologist, commented: “This study clearly contradicts the predictions of European authorities that glyphosate does not persist in the environment.” According to the study, Denmark, the ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Wisconsin State Farmer

PAN in the News - Oct 18, 2017

Wisconsin State Farmer

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Wisconsin State Farmer
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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COLUMN: Human life is contingent on increased biodiversity - Indiana Daily Student

PAN in the News - Oct 18, 2017

COLUMN: Human life is contingent on increased biodiversity
Indiana Daily Student
The EPA's refusal persists despite petitions from farm workers, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network of North America asking for restrictions on the pesticides' use. Current documentation shows that nearly 477 ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - The Capital Journal

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
The Capital Journal
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The advocacy group Pesticide Action Network has estimated that more than 3 million acres of crops in at least 20 states were damaged by dicamba drift this year — an area the size of Connecticut. The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ...

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules. The state agriculture ...

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Upper Midwest Farmers Report Damage From Dicamba Herbicide - U.S. News & World Report

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest Farmers Report Damage From Dicamba Herbicide
U.S. News & World Report
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules.

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Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide - Miami Herald

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide
Miami Herald
Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules. The state agriculture ...

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EPA Limits Use of Problematic Herbicide Dicamba—But Is That Enough? - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Oct 17, 2017

EcoWatch

EPA Limits Use of Problematic Herbicide Dicamba—But Is That Enough?
EcoWatch
Some authorities have noted that the restrictions do not address the fact that it vaporizes in the first place; that that is its inherent danger. Denise O'Brien, chair of the Pesticide Action Network board, a coalition of groups fighting adverse ...

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