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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
- 2 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
- 8 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
Take Action! - Urge the EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticides - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, ban, pesticides, toxic, EPA, pollunators )

Marie
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Bees and other pollinators are very important to a large number of plants that are used in our agricultural systems. However, these insects have by dying in large quantities in recent years. Since the mid-2000s, neonicotinoids, a class of potent.
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 15 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.
Success: Major Retailer Limits Bee Killing Pesticide - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Major, retailer, bees, neons, success, pesticides, bee killers )

Marie
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Home Depot and other retailers have said they plan to limit the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, or neonics, which have been linked to honeybee decline. Home Depot says it will require its suppliers to start labeling any plants treated with neonics.
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
- 27 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
- 31 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
- 54 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
- 63 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.
Saturday May 24--We Plant Seeds For Our Future When We March Against Monsanto
Environment  (tags: onsanto, acitvism March Against Monsanto, activism, GMOs, chemicals, pesticides, food supply, politics, world, pollution, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 63 days ago - occupy.com
This Saturday, May 24, millions of people around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Marches will occur on six continents...
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP SAVE BEES FROM TOXIC PESTICIDES!
Environment  (tags: MONSANTO, BEES, COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER, PESTICIDES, protection, pollution, animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 65 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Chemical giants Dow and Syngenta have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to authorize the expanded use of two highly toxic pesticides that could have deadly consequences for bees
OP-ED: Looks Like the Leftist Fringe Was Right About What's Killing the Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, colony collapse disorder, corproate greed, pesticides, wildlife, research, science )

Cal
- 67 days ago - news.vice.com
After years of wait-and-see news reports, things are getting cinematic: The evil chemical corporation might be the bee murderer after all, but if it is, it's not going down without a fight.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Pesticides Linked to Illnesses and Birth Defects - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, pesticides, environment, destruction, humans, pollution, ecosystems )

Cal
- 68 days ago - forcechange.com
A sudden upsurge of illnesses in Washington state is being linked to pesticide spraying. Around 60 people in only a couple of months have been affected by pesticide-related sicknesses, with eight people seeking emergency medical treatment because of their
World's No. 1 Pesticide Brings Honeybees to Their Knees, Say Scientists
Environment  (tags: honey bees, colony collapse disorder, die-offs, pesticides, EPA< protection, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, pollution )

Cal
- 75 days ago - csmonitor.com
A new study from Harvard implicates two neonicotinoid pesticides, imidacloprid and clothianidin, in the ongoing plague of honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder. Imidacloprid is the most widely used pesticide in the world, and both are approved by the EPA.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HOME DEPOT AND LOWE'S--- Please Stop Selling the Bee-Poisoning Neonics
Environment  (tags: corporate, consumers, business, society, bees, die-offs, pesticides, Lowe's, Home Depot, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, habitat, ecosystems )

Cal
- 75 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Bees are dying off around the world in record numbers -- but big retailers are still selling the poison that is killing them.
 

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