PANNA: Resource Pointer #215


Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)

Resource Pointer #215

July 28, 1999

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Pesticide Information Updates* New online service from The Pesticides Trust. Provides news stories, portions of Pesticides Trust publications and selected articles from Pesticides News. Subscribe via Pesticides Trust homepage: Contact The Pesticides Trust, Eurolink Centre, 49 Effra Road, London SW2 1BZ, United Kingdom; phone (44) 171-274-8895; fax (44) 171-274-9084; email

*Co-op America’s National Green Pages, 1999* Provides information on products and services in areas ranging from home products to community development, gardening and farming, pest control and more. Contains guidelines for socially responsible investing and special section on sustainably produced forest products. 208 pp. US$5.95. Contact Co-op America, 1612 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006; phone (800) 58-GREEN; fax (202) 331-8166; website

*Macrocosm USA: Possibilities for a New Progressive Era, 1992* Sandi Brockway, ed. Handbook, database and web resource. Handbook is an interdisciplinary text containing over 200 articles and over 5,000 listings of progressive organizations, periodicals, media outlets, business, publishers and reference sources. Covers topics related to developing nations; demographics and justice; ecology; agriculture; energy and more. Website provides regularly updated directory plus services including search engines, classifieds and links to other activist directories. Handbook is 421 pp. US$4 donation for shipping and handling. Contact Macrocosm USA, P.O. Box 969, Cambria, CA 93428; phone (805) 927-2515; email; website

*Recursos: A Directory of U.S. Organizations and Institutions Dedicated to Advancing Mutual Understanding with Mexico, 1999* Cynthia Hawes Lavanderos, ed. Covers organizations working in community development, environment, health, human rights, labor and more. Provides contact information, library resources, affiliates and summary of activities for each organization. Appendices provide listings of chambers of commerce, Mexican consulates and U.S.-Mexico sister cities. 167 pp. Free. Contact Benjamin Franklin Library, Londres 16, Colonia Juarez, 06600 Mexico, D.F., Mexico; phone (525) 209-9100; fax (525) 591-0053; email; website

*Greenbook ’98: A Diversity of Tools, 1998* Prescott Bergh, ed. Summarizes knowledge gained through innovative or experimental farming projects in Minnesota. Includes project description, results, management tips and additional resources related to over 40 projects funded by the Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Projects focus on alternative crops; cropping systems and soil fertility; fruits and vegetables; livestock; or whole farm systems. 152 pp. Free. Contact Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 90 West Plato Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55107; phone 651-296-7673; email; website

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