agriculture

Linking Arms: Farmers, Consumers and Climate Activists Launch National Coalition for a Green New Deal

“The “cooperation of society” must include not only consumer demand, but also policy support. Yet it’s tough to get policy support for organic and regenerative farmers and ranchers—when Big Ag spends more on lobbying for policies to prop up its degenerative GMO monoculture and factory farm practices than do lobbyists for the defense sector, as […]

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Neonicotinoid Pesticides Have Caused A Huge Surge in the Toxicity of U.S. Agriculture

“Pesticide companies have a great deal of power in Washington, D.C.,” says Klein. Neonicotinoid Pesticides Have Caused A Huge Surge in the Toxicity of U.S. Agriculture An initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity U.S. agriculture is now 48 times more toxic for insects than it was just 20 years ago, due largely to the

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RELEASE: Administration Continues to Strong-Arm Relocation of Core Research Agencies

“We are deeply disappointed that the Administration continues to push forward its ill-conceived plan to relocate two of our country’s premier research agencies. The Administration’s relocation and reorganization plan has been resoundingly criticized by countless experts and stakeholders – including Members of Congress and even USDA ERS employees themselves, who are currently organizing a unionization effort

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From silent spring to silent night: Agrochemicals and the anthropocene

“There is probably no place on earth that is not affected by pesticides.” Time for “Rights of Nature” to be enacted everywhere….. From silent spring to silent night: Agrochemicals and the Anthropocene https://www.elementascience.org/articles/10.1525/elementa.246/  click on above link for full report Authors: Tyrone B. Hayes , Martin Hansen Laboratory for Integrative Studies in Amphibian Biology, Group

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