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Pesticide contamination in rat feed study stirs controversy

I don’t know about you but I don’t like it when people try to produce scientific studies based on false results. Especially when they are authored by scientists themselves. 658 more words

Science

UN WHO: DDT linked to cancer .... maybe

A recent Reuters story reveals that the United Nations’ World Health Organization research arm International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that DDY probably causes cancer with evidence linking the insecticide to non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), testicular cancer and liver cancer. 407 more words

Science

Pesticide Safety

Pesticide safety is always an important consideration when caring for your landscape plants. If used correctly, pesticides can help improve the health and longevity of our plants. 654 more words

Plant Management

Killing us softly, lindane ... scooting through the headlines

Since being published, this article has undergone some editing due to further research by the author which questioned some of the original text. In the interests of honesty and transparency, the amended sections appear at the bottom of the piece. 1,462 more words

Articles

Lady Bugs

I read an article a little while back that kinda hit home for me, the article was about bug bites in vegetables vs no bug bites. 235 more words

Colorado Springs

Manitoba pesticide ban results in more weeds

Back in April, the legislature of the Canadian province of Manitoba enacted a ban on cosmetic pesticides. The ban restricts pesticide use on private lawns and on grounds around hospitals, sidewalks, schools and daycares. 418 more words

Environmentalism

Protect Bees

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live.”

The above quotation is attributed to Albert Einstein but it doesn’t really matter who said it does it, the fact is, it’s true. 1,271 more words