User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-National
Category: Pesticides
Last updated: Jul 29 2014 05:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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New York pressed to ban poisons that kill wildlife, pets 29.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The groups say that too many other animals — birds and foxes, as well as dogs and cats — have died after eating rats that had eaten poisons.
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New York pressed to ban poisons that kill wildlife, pets 29.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The groups say that too many other animals — birds and foxes, as well as dogs and cats — have died after eating rats that had eaten poisons.
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Settlement Will Help Safeguard Nation's Endangered Wildlife From 5 Dangerous Pesticides 29.7.2014 Commondreams.org Newswire
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Legal Petition Calls for New York State to Ban Super-toxic Rat Poisons 28.7.2014 Commondreams.org Newswire
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Songbirds Dying From DDT in Michigan Yards 28.7.2014 CommonDreams.org Headlines
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Secret Spraying? House Votes on Bill Tonight To Allow Pesticides To Be Applied To Waterways Without Any Clean Water Act Protections 28.7.2014 Switchboard, from NRDC
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC: The House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill tonight to eliminate the Clean Water Act protections for waterways that are being sprayed with pesticides. Since 2011, anyone who plans to apply a pesticide into a body of...
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Adversaries on what's killing bees battle for our hearts and minds 26.7.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Neither side is waiting for conclusive science on what’s killing the honeybee. They’re taking their fight straight to the public in an intensifying battle for the support of the nation’s consumers.
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Insecticides in our food and water, new studies find 26.7.2014 Twincities.com: Local

Nicotine-related insecticides widely used on crops are finding their way into the food we eat and the water we drink, two national studies published in the past two months have concluded.

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ESA Policy News July 25: Senators review EPA power plant rules, rural CA receives drought relief, ESA to aid Interior science group 26.7.2014 EcoTone
ESA Policy News July 25: Senators review EPA power plant rules, rural CA receives drought relief, ESA to aid Interior science group
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Cuba, the United States and Human Trafficking 22.7.2014 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
This post first appeared in Opera Mundi The United States has once again placed Cuba on the list of countries involved in human trafficking. However, international institutions repudiate Washington's perspective. On the other hand, according to Human Rights Watch, the United States is the only developed country to legally permit the exploitation of child labor from the age of 12 years. In its 2014 report on countries that engage in human trafficking, the U.S. State Department has once again included Cuba, even placing it in its worst offender category. According to Washington, "adults and children [on the island] are victims of sex trafficking and forced labor. Child prostitution and sex tourism in Cuba is a reality [...]. There were allegations of forced labor during missions abroad conducted by the Cuban government." (1) However, Washington acknowledges the lack of reliability of its own sources: "Some Cubans participating in the work missions have stated that the postings are voluntary, and that the ...
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Eating organic is like two extra portions of fruit and vegetables per day with no added calories 16.7.2014 TreeHugger
Plants that have to succeed without chemical pesticides create their own natural chemicals -- the good ones which marketers like to tout as "magic", "healthy" and "anti-aging"
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Intersex fish indicate chemical problems in Pa, rivers 16.7.2014 Philly.com News
A government researcher who has studied intersex fish in the Potomac River now has found them in three Pennsylvania river basins, including the Delaware.
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Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies 15.7.2014 LA Times: Top News
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The Assault on Organics 14.7.2014 Truthout.com
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The Assault on Organics 14.7.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Organic foods have lots to give 14.7.2014 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
Organic food is tremendously healthy, and now we can prove it. Forget the fertilizer and pesticide and let’s get scientific about improving the organic production of all crops.
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Mosquito Spraying Planned for Hyde Park Monday 13.7.2014 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Starting at dusk, trucks containing the pesticide sumithrin are expected to spray near Dale Street, Deforest Street, Austin, Street, and Gordon ...
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Truthout Interviews Dr. Jeff Ritterman on Roundup and Chronic Kidney Disease 13.7.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Study: Fewer pesticides, more antioxidants in organic crops 13.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The researchers — including a Washington State University professor — noted that other studies have suggested some antioxidants have been linked to a lower risk of cancer and other diseases.
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Study: Fewer pesticides, more antioxidants in organic crops 13.7.2014 Seattle Times: Health
The researchers — including a Washington State University professor — noted that other studies have suggested some antioxidants have been linked to a lower risk of cancer and other diseases.
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