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Tag: Pesticide

How Do We Save the Bees? (Photos)

By Clara Romeo

Nearly 70 percent of crops are pollinated by bees, and the flying insects are becoming endangered because of the use of toxic pesticides.

Posted on Jul 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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Could a Man and Some Mushrooms Bring an End to Monsanto?

A few years ago, a man named Paul Stamets made a discovery that has apparently had those in the pesticide business reeling ever since. Some executives from the industry have even gone so far as to call his finding “the most disruptive technology we have ever witnessed.”

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 READ MORE



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Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance

Global food control has nearly been achieved at grave cost to our health, and if the Trans-Pacific Partnership passes, control over not just our food but our health, our environment and our financial system will be in the hands of transnational corporations.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013 READ MORE



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Scientists Find Potential Clue to Bee Mystery

It might seem somewhat obvious, but scientists looking for reasons why bumblebees have been dying in waves in recent years are pointing to pesticides as a possible cause, as the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Posted on Mar 30, 2012 READ MORE



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Unaddressed Concerns Over a Pesticide

In 2006, more than 50 scientists and doctors—five nobel laureates among them—wrote an urgent letter to the EPA warning of the dangers of the pesticide methyl iodide. In 2007, the agency approved its use. (more)

Posted on Sep 5, 2011 READ MORE


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