pesticide use

In ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,’ EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Europe leading the way using science to make good decisions….. “The E.U.’s wisdom highlights the Trump EPA’s folly,” noted Burd. “Although U.S. beekeepers reported catastrophic losses again this winter, and just this past week the EPA closed a comment period on another suite of damning neonicotinoid risk assessments, rather than banning these dangerous pesticides, the agency …

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Groundbreaking Study Shows Roundup Herbicide Causes Liver Disease at low levels

Like doing your own research? Here’s some studies you might want to check out…..Glyphosate or RoundUp has also been found in mothers breast milk and childhood vaccines. Scientific study and peer reviewed. Roundup causes non-alcoholic fatty liver disease at very low … Roundup causes non-alcoholic fatty liver … weedkiller Roundup causes liver damage at doses …

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“The Inconveniences of living near a vineyard” by Robert Butler of the Washington Post

Would you buy a home next to a vineyard knowing the millions pounds of chemicals that are being used, the water and air fouled and high cancer rates that are firmly established by multiple studies? ” ….But, loss of ambiance notwithstanding, a neighbor whose house is located close to the vines (thankfully, mine is not) …

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Pushing Back Pesticides, Dr. Ann Lopez and Barbara Bogard

Marin County has launched a “Pesticide Free Marin County” to continue their work. First they started an IPM (Integrated Pesticide Management) that lessens toxins and then in 2004 a precautionary code that went further.  As pesticide use climbs and so do health problems, communities are working together for healthy families. Organize, target decision makers, have solutions …

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EU Approves Controversial Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Grow your own? “ “This merger will create the world’s biggest and most powerful agribusiness corporation, which will try to force its genetically modified seeds and toxic pesticides into our food and countryside,” Adrian Bebb, food and farming campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe, said in a statement.” “Consolidation of Bayer and Monsanto—not to …

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