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Jul 8, 2015

Potent pesticide still used at levels that defy scientists’ warnings

Rio Mesa High School sits just outside the strawberry growing hub of Oxnard and is surrounded by...

May 18, 2015

Bee deaths rise, and you could see the fallout at the grocery store

Beekeepers in the U.S. reported that 42 percent of the honeybees they managed last year died, the...

Apr 27, 2015

Another Challenge to New Herbicide for Use in Iowa

A legal battle is being mounted against the Environmental Protection Agency over its expanded...

Apr 13, 2015

Fields of Toxic Pesticides Surround the Schools of Ventura County—Are They Poisoning the Students?

When Dayane Zuñiga started running for Oxnard High School’s track team a few years ago, she often...

Apr 2, 2015

Group calling for pesticide reform in the valley

A group is trying to protect farm workers and farming communities from unsafe pesticides.  Farm...

Apr 2, 2015

Common herbicide flagged in Europe as a possible cancer cause

The most widely used weed killer on Minnesota farms, glyphosate -- best known as brand name Roundup...

Mar 23, 2015

California Lawmaker Seeks Limits on Bee-Killing Pesticides

Beekeepers across the country have suffered devastating losses for a number of years now, with 22...

Mar 9, 2015

4 Million People Just Told Obama to Save the Bees—Now

Billions of bees have died in recent years, and now more than 4 million people have called on...

Mar 2, 2015

A Pesticide Banned, or Not, Underscores Trans-Atlantic Trade Sensitivities

Syngenta, a Swiss chemicals company, produces one of America’s most popular herbicides. It is...

Mar 2, 2015

Debate swirls over amount of pesticides used to grow strawberries

For a dozen years, the state allowed Dow AgroSciences and farmers nearly unfettered access to a...