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Return your unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock medications from September 20-30, 2016

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Environmentalists try to pitch for EU neonic ban with UK pesticide study

Back in 2014, The London Times uncovered senior scientists linked to environmentalist groups plotting to introduce a study geared to corrupt scientific literature with a manuscript geared to preordain conclusions in an attempt to condemn neonic pesticides. 510 more words

Science

The world’s most popular pesticide probably killed England’s wild bees — Quartz

Since around 2002, farmers in the English countryside have been using neonic insecticides to protect their abundant oilseed crops spanning 8.2 million hectares. Now, scientists are linking the chemicals, also called neonicotinoids, to the death of half of the wild bee population in the country, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. 

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Conservation

Toxic pesticides being sprayed on airline passengers | NaturalHealth365

(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that pesticides are being deliberately sprayed on passengers during flights? Discover the truth before your next flight.

Source: Toxic pesticides being sprayed on airline passengers | NaturalHealth365

Alternative News & Health

Cancellation of Flubendiamide (Belt) Upheld

The EPA’s Environmental Appeal Board (EAB) upheld the EPA’s decision to cancel the registration of the insecticide flubendiamide – Bayer’s Belt.  Belt was previously labeled on soybeans, peanuts, corn, cotton, and several vegetable crops for the control of caterpillars. 55 more words

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 Florida Begins Aerial Spraying Campaign of insecticides to control Zika over the cities.

Today at dawn, just as I suspected and predicted, authorities began reigning down insecticides on the city of Miami and surrounding metropolitan areas. The plan to spray was recommend by the CDC and will cover a 10-mile area, part of which includes a one-mile-square area north of downtown Miami- health officials feel this is the hub of Zika transmission in the state. 323 more words

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