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By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 135 days ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Bees From Deadly Pesticides - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: insecticides, bees, nature, healthconditions, environment, destruction, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 334 days ago - forcechange.com
Since insecticides first became widely used nationwide in the mid-2000s, roughly one-third of the United States' honeybee colonies have collapsed each year.
Insecticide Alters Honey Bee Genes
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, nature, insecticides, killing, bees, weakening, study )

Giana
- 573 days ago - news.discovery.com
Once upon a time all honey bees had to worry about were silly old bears. Now there may be some hard evidence that a new kind of insecticides called neonicotinoids could be weakening and killing bees.
Modern Insecticides' Devastating Effects
Environment  (tags: destruction, death, wildlife, ddt, insecticides, pollution, protection, humans, healthconditions, animals, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 1534 days ago - enn.com
Like DDT before it, a new class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids is believed to be causing drastic population declines in bird species. It is so effective at killing insects, that it has deprived birds of their basic food
Good News: The EPA Bans Carbofuran Residue on Food
Environment  (tags: carbofuran, insecticides, wildlife, toxins, EPA, children's health, bird kills )

RC
- 2379 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Will wonders never cease? The Environmental Protection Agency has surprised both the insecticide's manufacturer, FMC, and conservationists by disallowing any carbofuran residue on food for human consumption. This is a major benefit for wildlife as well.
   

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