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TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Raise Levels of Deadly Pesticides - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pesticides, Syngenta, protection, pollution, die-offs, bees, EPA )

Cal
- 31 days ago - forcechange.com
The Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, a large pesticide company, is petitioning the EPA to raise the legal tolerance level for a bee-killing pesticide by as much as 4,000%
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
- 38 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! Monsanto Vs. Monarchs - Millions of Butterflies Disappearing
Environment  (tags: monarchs, Monsanto, pesticides, endangered, pollution, world, wildlife, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 41 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Monsanto's GE crops are driving the iconic butterfly to extinction. Please visit Rainforest-Rescue.org and sign the petition. We need to work together to stop Monsanto.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Pesticide Poisonigs
Environment  (tags: pesticides, Big Agh companies, poisoning, poisoning our children, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 47 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We're taking on powerful pesticide and agricultural industries--and we need your help.The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food have one of the highest rates of chemical exposures among all U.S. workers.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 60 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Bees From Monsanto's Chemicals and Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, die-offs, pesticides, bees, pesticides in food and water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 64 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the Secretary to uphold a judge's recent decision to revoke Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soy across Mexico on the grounds that such crops pose a great threat to bees
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand California's Leaders Get Kid-Harming Pesticides Off the Table
Environment  (tags: pesticides, children, law, development, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 76 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Children's developing brains and nervous systems can be harmed by exposure to certain pesticides--even at the very low levels commonly found on food
Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: neocotinoids, neonics, protection, die offs, bees, pollution, pesticides, destruction, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 86 days ago - motherjones.com
Neonics have shown up at significant levels in wetlands near treated farm fields in parts of the High Plains and in Canada, as wells as in rivers in ag-heavy areas of Georgia and California.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Speak Out to Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides By Aug. 18th
Environment  (tags: protection, healthconditions, PESTICIDES, FARMWORKERS, environment, ecosystems, politics, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 92 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Did you know? Pesticide exposure causes farmworkers to suffer more chemical-related injuries and illnesses than any other workforce in the nation.
It's Not Just the Bees! 'Neonic' Pesticides Linked to Bird Declines
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, the birds and the bees, pesticides, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 98 days ago - theecologist.org
A study published today in Nature shows a strong correlation between concentrations of a popular neonicotinoid pesticide in water, and bird declines
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 106 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
Protect Endangered Species From Deadly New Pesticide Cyantraniliprole in US - Via ForceChange (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Wild Animals, Aquatic Animals, Endangered Species, Chemical Industry, Pesticides, Toxic Chemicals, Death, Extinction, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 117 days ago - forcechange.com
According to the US Environment Protection Agency's own findings the new pesticide Cyantraniliprole is highly toxic to wildlife, including scores of aquatic and terrestrial endangered species. Yet, In early 2014 the EPA approved this toxic chemical.
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 122 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Increased Use of Toxic Chemicals - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, wildlife, ecosystems, pesticides, environment )

Cal
- 144 days ago - forcechange.com
Bee and butterfly populations are rapidly declining due to chemical exposure from pesticide- based agricultural practices.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 153 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
 

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