Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: pesticides

US Fish and Wildlife Service lifts ban on neonicotinoids linked to...

"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."

Under Trump, federal agencies halt reviews of toxic pesticides that endanger...

Scientists say pesticides from nearby farms are pushing them closer to extinction.

Glyphosate detected in granola and crackers, FDA emails show

"I have brought wheat crackers, granola cereal, and corn meal from home and there's a fair amount in all of them."

European Commission gives green light to Bayer-Monsanto merger

"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

EPA to allow minors to be exposed to highly toxic pesticides

Unfortunately, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt will continue to side with industry interests over science and citizen health.

17 ways the Trump administration assaulted the environment over the holidays

New rules could affect everything from clean power to migratory birds, and they’re just a hint of what’s yet to come.

EPA considers spraying bee-killing pesticide despite scientific evidence showing massive harm

Why isn't the EPA considering restricting these products instead of expanding their use?

EPA allowing widespread use of unapproved pesticides, study finds

“The chronic abuse of the emergency approval process has created a shortcut for pesticide companies looking to gain backdoor approval for use of harmful pesticides.”

Monsanto giving cash to farmers who use controversial pesticide

Meanwhile, regulators in North Dakota, Missouri and Arkansas are taking steps to set restrictions on dicamba-based herbicides.

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A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."