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The Monarch

They search for a new frontier
A new land, through the Rockies and the Appalachians
Over the thickets and prairies
They fly to a mystical land that once belonged to the Aztecs… 170 more words

Poetry

BAM! Monsanto Denied!

Monsanto Denied Request to Overturn California Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

image/ Global Justice Now

Monsanto’s popular glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, may cause cancer—at least in California—where a federal judge denied the multinational seed and chemical corporation’s bid to overturn a 2015 state ruling to label it as a cancer risk. 541 more words

Health

The Poisoning of Our Children - Why You Should Buy Organic or Grow Your Own

“Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of many chemicals, but industrial chemicals are rarely tested for health and safety before sale ” ecochem.com

“Each day in the… 838 more words

News

Industry to air concerns about herbicide-resistant weeds

The Pacific Northwest agricultural industry will discuss herbicide resistance developing in weeds at a Jan. 24 listening session in Pasco, Wash.

Concerns about the increasing number of cases of herbicide-resistant weeds have prompted the industry to hold seven listening sessions across the country to look for answers. 10 more words

Capital Press

Washington state backs spraying herbicide in bay

The Washington Department of Ecology wants to allow shellfish farmers to continue spraying an herbicide in Willapa Bay for at least two more years to kill non-native eelgrass that smothers commercial clam beds. 30 more words

Daily Astorian

Roundup herbicide found in Cheerios, among other best-selling American food products

Jenna Ladd | December 16, 2016

The active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready herbicide, glyphosate, has been detected at high levels in a variety of best-selling food products in the United States. 479 more words

Farming

Those Darn Weeds!

Weeds. Those evil plants that rudely push their way into your garden, crowd out your vegetable crops, rob them of nutrients, reduce your yields, and generally look plain ugly. 396 more words

Gardening