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New report highlights pesticides’ overlooked climate connection
New assessment by Pesticides Action Network North America examines the “vicious cycle” linking these fossil fuel–derived chemicals and climate change.
Pesticides drifting to unintended flowers could harm pollinators, study finds
Being exposed to multiple pesticides is concerning for the health of bees and could have serious implications for crop production, the function of ecosystems and human health.
Testing finds toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in common US food pesticides
The results of the recent tests suggest that at least some of the agricultural products are being contaminated with PFAS from unknown sources.
Pesticide industry ‘helped write’ disinformation playbook used by Big Oil and Big Tobacco, report...
New analysis sheds light on key tactics Monsanto used to distort science and spin the narrative in defense of its herbicide product.
EPA expected to extend use of bee-killing pesticides
“These insecticides are not helping the productivity of crops on fields — it seems an amazing effort to blanket all these acres with something that doesn’t have a return on investment."
People of color and low income communities are more exposed to pesticides in the...
“For too long communities of color have served as literal dumping grounds for many of our nation’s most dangerous toxic chemicals, including pesticides."
EPA sued over refusal to close deadly pesticide loophole decimating honey bees
Science has shown that coating seeds with pesticides is not only ineffective, but can cause real harm to pollinators, workers, and farmers."
EPA takes action to protect Pacific salmon from pesticides
Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.
EPA finds two widely used pesticides harm majority of endangered species
Atrazine and glyphosate are both causing severe harm to many of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.
EPA assessment finds 3 popular neonicotinoid insecticides jeopardize endangered plants and animals’ existence
The answer to prevent further extinction of up to 41 percent of the world's insects is a “serious reduction in pesticide usage.”