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neonicotinoids
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July 3, 2017
Two new studies in the peer-reviewed journal Science seem to offer definitive proof that neonicotinoids are harmful to bees and…
pesticides
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April 14, 2017
A new study finds that farms could significantly reduce their use of pesticides without any adverse effects on production or…
Controversial Insecticide Significantly Decreases Fertility in Honeybees, New Study Finds
July 28, 2016
Honeybees are facing yet another challenge as a result to insecticide exposure--the latest research links declining fertility to neonicotinoids.
Prickly Pear Cactus, Papaya, and Kale Top List for Illegal Pesticide Contamination, Report Finds
October 16, 2015
Top California produce offenders include prickly pear cactus, papaya, and kale, which tested positive for dangerous levels of illegal pesticides.
2.6 Billion Pounds of Glyphosate Herbicide Sprayed on U.S. Farmlands
October 9, 2015
Glyphosate herbicide use has increased dramatically in the past two decades.
EPA Announces Tougher Rules to Protect Farm Workers from Pesticide Poisoning
September 30, 2015
The EPA has announced tougher guidelines that will help protect farm workers from pesticide poisoning.
Increased Childhood Cancer Risk Linked to Pesticides in the Home
September 17, 2015
Researchers say they've discovered a significant increased childhood cancer risk for young children who are exposed to pesticides inside the…
farm
September 8, 2014
Syngenta says neonicotinoid pesticides are safe and the legal limits for application should be increased, even despite the connection to…
warbler
July 17, 2014
A Dutch study has found neonicotinoid insecticides are causing declining bird populations.
honeybee
May 13, 2014
A Harvard research study finds a conclusive, direct link between honeybee colony collapse disorder and insecticide exposure.