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Support Strong Health-Protective Legislation on Cosmetics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, cosmetics, eco-friendly, health, greenproducts, humans )

- 13 days ago -
Last month, we exposed the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council for providing cosmetics with toxic ingredients to cancer patients. The cosmetics industry as a whole is fighting to keep their products among the least-regulated...
8 Myths About Pesticides That Monsanto Wants You to Believe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, food, health, insecticides, protection, pesticides, Sustainabililty, world )

- 21 days ago -
Myths about pesticides are a testimony to the power of advertising, marketing and lobbying. Pesticide corporations, like Big Tobacco and the oil industry, have systematically manufactured doubt about the science behind pesticides and fostered the myth...
Industry Celebrates 25 Years of Undermining Public Health - Includes Petition Link
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, business, chemicals, corruption, ecosystems, environment, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 35 days ago -
Last week, Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE), an umbrella group representing pesticide manufacturers, celebrated its 25th year anniversary, touting its efforts to roll back critical protections from pesticide use in the U.S. The group...
EPA Plans to Ban Controversial Pesticide (Chlorpyrifos)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, chemicals, chlorpyrifos., health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 144 days ago -
Environmental and farm workers' groups are cheering this week's announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it plans to ban agricultural use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Combinations of 'Safe' Chemicals May Increase Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, chemicals, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 146 days ago -
Lots of chemicals are considered safe in low doses. But what happens when you ingest a little bit of a lot of different chemicals over time? In some cases, these combinations may conspire to increase your risk of cancer, according to a new report.
Its More Than Monsanto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, chemicals, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 183 days ago -
The agriculture and food industries make up almost 50% of the global employment and 20% of global GDP. Without food we perish and without the right food we do not thrive. The agro-food industries should be more important to us than oil, which is only 3%
Monsanto Wants to Buy Its Biggest Rival. Don't Let It.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agro-chemical corporations, chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 195 days ago -
Sign the petition to the EU Antitrust Commission & US Department of Justice. The proposed takeover between Monsanto and Syngenta is anti-competitive and will give Monsanto a monopoly over global seed sales. Stop Monsanto's takeover now."
Stop Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, chemicals, ecosystems, environment, family, health, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 196 days ago -
Decades' of experience has shown that, despite numerous "safe use" programmes, the safe use of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) is not possible. People, farm animals, wildlife and the environment continue to suffer considerable harm from HHPs.
Stand With the People of Kauai
Green Lifestyle  (tags: atrazine, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 213 days ago -
Syngenta, one of the world's largest chemical corporations, sprays tons of restricted use pesticides on the tiny island of Kauai - next to schools, hospitals, and homes. Many of these pesticides are banned in Switzerland,
The World's Most Polluted Bird Hails From Vancouver
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, chemicals, ecosystems, environment, health, flame retardants, protection )

- 216 days ago -
The city's toxin-ridden hawks are so contaminated they're "flameproof".
New MacDonald (Had a Farm)   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, insecticides, garden, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 270 days ago -
Watch as these kids show what makes organic farming the choice for the future in a surprising twist on a classic children's song.It's time to say goodbye to Old MacDonald. When you choose Organic you are choosing a future with less toxic chemicals...
Demand the White House Protect Our Nation's Bees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 278 days ago -
The word on the street is that the White House Pollinator Health Task Force may announce its Federal strategy in the coming weeks-let's make sure they follow through with swift and meaningful action to protect honey bees and other pollinators.
USDA Doesn't Test for Roundup Residue in Our Food Supply
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, food, herbicides, insecticides, health, protection, world )

- 340 days ago -
A USDA spokesman who asked not to be quoted said that the test measures required for glyphosate are "extremely expensive... to do on an regular basis".
Another Silent Spring?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

- 497 days ago -
Here's our choice. We wait and see whether a class of powerful pesticides, made by Bayer and Syngenta, is indeed pushing entire ecosystems to oblivion, or we suspend their use while proper trials are conducted. The natural world versus two chemical compan
Should Dow Chemical Be Allowed to Add to the Load of Toxic Chemicals Assailing the Global Public?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, chemicals, Dow, Enlist, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 499 days ago -
In the National Journal, Clare Foran reports that Dow Chemical is seeking federal approval for a herbicide containing a chemical which was one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.

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