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Aug 18, 2016

Pesticides linked to ‘large-scale population extinctions’ of wild bees

A major 18-year study has found evidence linking controversial "neonicotinoid" pesticides with “...

Aug 1, 2016

California Adds Atrazine to List of Toxic Chemicals, But No Ban

Atrazine has been a dirty word among environmentalists for decades. Now state and federal agencies...

Aug 1, 2016

State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water

State officials are proposing a drinking water standard that would require Valley water systems to...

Jul 18, 2016

Parents, Teachers Demand Pesticide Regulations Near Schools

Teachers, parents and community activists protested at the California Environmental Protection...

Jun 27, 2016

This is how pesticides have injured my family for 3 generations (and counting?)

When I was 16-years-old, my period stopped. I was an active teen who ate lots of vegetables and...

Jun 27, 2016

Environmental group's report: pesticide industry slowing bee protection efforts

A report issued last week by the Washington, D.C.-based environmental group, Friends of the Earth,...

Jun 6, 2016

Feds Finally Address the Risks of Widely Used Ag Chemical

A 500-some-page draft assessment on an agricultural chemical from a federal agency is generally not...

May 23, 2016

Children in Farm Communities Pay a Steep Price for the Food We Eat

If you’re an urban parent, you might spend time worrying about your children’s exposure to...

Apr 18, 2016

Disturbing New Evidence About What Common Pesticides Can Do to Brains

For defense against the fungal pathogens that attack crops—think the blight that bedeviled Irish...

Apr 18, 2016

A Leading Scientist Promotes Agroecology in the Movement Against Pesticides

In 2007, the United States agricultural industry spent over 7.8 billion dollars on pesticides,...