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Farm families in India are working right now to save their land from a corporate push to replace their farms with coal-fired power plants. Last night, a petition in support of this Sompeta community came across my desk, and I was reminded again of the importance of the global PAN network. PAN International supports healthy farms and food sovereignty in the face of corporate control of agriculture. All around the world.

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the inspirational high school students in Watsonville, California who are taking action to prevent themselves and their community from the proposed new strawberry pesticide, methyl iodide. Last night, they went to the Pajaro Valley United School District, and the district signed a resolution for further study on methyl iodide before it is released into the environment. What amazing young people we have in this state — I look forward to their leadership of our state as we grow older. Here's what happened.

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I am thrilled to welcome you to GroundTruth, the official blog of Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America. Different than a daily digest or our past news service (PANUPS), GroundTruth offers perspectives from the global PAN community in an interactive format that will showcase a variety of voices. Bloggers will report on the latest science, offer readers timely analysis, and share news and opportunities for action that can change our world. GroundTruth will continue PAN’s strong tradition of decoding pesticide science & speaking truth to power, from the ground up.