Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: pesticides

What is pesticide drift – and why is it so dangerous?

Drift of the pesticide dicamba has been linked to crop damage in 25 states this year.

Trump administration attempts to delay findings on pesticides

Is the pesticide industry running Trump's EPA?

75% of world’s honey laced with pesticides

The impact on bees of continuing to use these pesticides is expected to have widespread consequences.

Internal EPA documents show scramble for data on Monsanto’s Roundup

Monsanto itself has admitted a lack of extensive safety tests on its formulated products.

Honeybee colonies are on the rise

The number of U.S. honeybee colonies has risen 27% since last year.

Major new study shows pesticide risk to honey bees

Scientists are calling for a complete ban on neonics, but will governments listen?

EPA chief met with Dow Chemical CEO before deciding not to...

This is just the latest in a long list of examples of the Trump administration working with corporate polluters before reversing public safeguards

12 farmworkers poisoned by toxic pesticide only one month after EPA...

Chlorpyrifos originates from a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany.

Dow Chemical pushes Trump administration to scrap pesticide study

Dow donated $1 million to the presidential inauguration and the company's CEO, Liveris, leads Trump's advisory council on manufacturing.

Tribunal judges: Monsanto violates basic human rights to a healthy environment

Companies that cause damage to health, food and healthy environment should and will be held accountable for their actions.

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“But I didn’t know!”

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."