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March 20 to March 30 Is Pesticide Action Week
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - pesticideactionweek.org
The Pesticide Action Week is an annual and international event, open to everyone, with the aim to promote alternatives to pesticides. The campaign takes place during the first ten days of every spring when usually the spreading of pesticides resumes.
The Pesticide Myth
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, interesting, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 44 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
Why do farmers use pesticides? Many will tell you that it is to reduce crop losses due to a wide variety of pests including weeds, insects and fungi. Reducing crop losses equals more food for the farmer to sell and more for us to eat.
NO Dangerous Monsanto and Bayer Megamerger!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, monsanto, bayer, merger, president-elect )

Karina
- 94 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The combination of Bayer and Monsanto would diminish competition in the increasingly intertwined markets for seeds and pesticides, reduce socially beneficial innovation, increase seed prices, and reduce seed choices for farmers. Please sign, thanks!
Thank Preferred Popcorn for Standing Up for Bees! PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, popcorn, pesticides )

Anna
- 191 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Preferred Popcorn, a fully farmer-owned company that provides popcorn to popular popcorn brands and movie theatre concessions, has just confirmed to CFS that it is removing bee-toxic insecticides from their popcorn supply!
Europe Has Banned This Dangerous Pesticide. Why Hasn't the U.S.? PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 201 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Urge the EPA to protect human and ecological health by banning the use of atrazine.
Stop the Spraying of Toxic Pesticides Over Orange County PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, pesticides )

Anna
- 203 days ago - change.org
Help us stop aerial spraying of pesticides roughly 300 feet over our homes by OC Vector Control via aircraft. We need to come together to let them know we do not support this action
Ban RoundUp Pesticide in Illinois PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, protection, pesticides, wildlife )

Anna
- 203 days ago - change.org
Monarch butterflies are dying off because of the deadly pesticides that are killing native milkweed. Native milkweed is the main food source, habitat, and place where they lay their eggs.
Demand Our Leaders Take Action to Protect Hawai'I From Pesticides Now!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, health, humans, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 405 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Demand that Hawai'i's leadership take action now to protect our keiki and environment from dangerous pesticides.
Tell USDA to Stop Retaliating Against Its Own Scientists PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, pesticides )

Anna
- 446 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Disturbing reports from U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists reveal that the agency is suppressing research on the dangers of pesticides and retaliating against them when their studies reveal unfavorable facts about these chemicals.
Fight Back Against the New Wave of Toxic GMO Pesticides and Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 529 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
I urge your administration to turn back the approval of Enlist Duo and the GMO crops that have been engineered to be resistant to it. These GMO crops, like their Roundup-resistant predecessors, could lead to a much greater use of even more dangerous...
8 Myths About Pesticides That Monsanto Wants You to Believe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, food, health, insecticides, protection, pesticides, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 535 days ago - ecowatch.com
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...
Stand Against Pesticide Pollution of Our Water
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, health, humans, pesticides, protection, sustainable, water )

Kathy
- 608 days ago - environmentwashington.webaction.org
To your state Senators: I adamantly oppose S. 1500, the dubiously named "Sensible Environmental Protection Act," which eliminates the requirement for point sources to have a permit to spray pesticides in and around our waterways under the Clean Water Act.
Controlling Your Pest Problem With...Bugs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, pesticides, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 627 days ago - psmag.com
Researchers highlight the role the network of interactions between insects could play in controlling farmland pests.
Bee and Bird-Toxic Pesticides Found in Food Served at Congressional Dining Hall
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, food, health, humans, interesting, neonicotinoids, neonics, pesticides, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 627 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Nearly every food available for purchase at the U.S. Congressional Dining Hall contains detectable levels of neonicotinoids (neonics), chemical insecticides implicated in the global decline of wild and managed pollinators.
This Mycologist Holds the Patent That Could DESTROY Monsanto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: crops, pesticides, green technology, mycology, fungi )

Freya
- 643 days ago - nationofchange.org
In 2006, Paul Stamets, the world's leading mycologist, was granted a patent called SMART pesticides that could keep insects from destroying crops using only mother nature. This could help in the destruction of Monsanto.
 

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