All Articles on Pesticides

Demonstrators spotlight the power of soil at a march in Oakland Views
Regenerative Agriculture Is Key for a Sustainable Climate and Food System
The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows that agriculture is responsible for 37 percent of greenhouse gas emissions
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Playing Role of Pesticide 'Cheerleader,' EPA Rebukes Calif. With Ban on Warning Labels for Roundup
"It's the Environmental Protection Agency, not the pesticide protection agency."
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Health and Labor Groups Sue Trump EPA for Refusal to Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children
"Farmworkers, families, and developing children must be safe from chlorpyrifos."
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'Alarming' Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in United States: Study
"Insect abundance has declined 45 percent. This is a global crisis—we must ban neonics to save the bees!"
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European Regulators Praised for Declaring There Is 'No Safe Exposure Level' for Pesticide Tied to Brain Damage in Children
Advocates celebrating the announcement noted that, by contrast, "the Trump administration is kowtowing to chemical agribusiness."
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Today, there are more than 18,400 lawsuits pending against Bayer/Monsanto, by people who believe exposure to Roundup caused their cancer.(Photo: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images) Views
When Will We Start Applying the Precautionary Principle to the Chemicals that Are Killing Our Kids?
National Cancer Institute says cases of pediatric cancer in the U.S. have surged by almost 50 percent from 1975 to 2015.
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This rule would go beyond already controversial genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to encompass hundreds of new products of new gene and genome editing techniques. (Photo: Andrea Seaman/flickr/cc) Views
USDA to Biotech: Call Your Own Compliance
USDA, in its desire to maximize trade in GE crops as soon as possible and everywhere, has proposed a rule that would make it exceedingly difficult to assess a GE plant’s risks
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FREEPORT, ME - A sign explaining the transformation of the newly renamed Wolfes Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment. The farm is now heavily focused on Regenerative Agriculture. Views
The 9% Lie: Industrial Food and Climate Change
The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great awakening has arrived just in time, given the record-breaking temperatures, violent weather, crop...
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'A Total Disgrace': Outrage as Trump EPA Says It Won't Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children
"The EPA is endangering the lives of children to protect pesticide industry profits."
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The Trump administration's budget cuts have led to a suspension of the USDA's tracking of honey bee populations. News
USDA Indefinitely Suspends Honey Bee Tracking Survey as States Get Approval to Use Bee-Killing Pesticide
"Yet another example of the Trump administration systematically undermining federal research on food safety, farm productivity, and the public interest writ large."
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