Monday, May 25, 2009

Fight back with pesticide alternatives...And More

Fight back with pesticide alternatives
Orleans Star - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
by Andréanne Baribeau With the cosmetic pesticide ban now in effect across Ontario, the East Ottawa Star is dishing out tips and tricks gathered from local ...
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Eating Your Way to a Healthier Planet
Examiner.com - USA
With the Obama's planting an organic garden on the White House lawn and most of the country experiencing a breath of Summer weather this past weekend, ...
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Deadline extended for Organic Producers interested in Conservation
Ohio Farm Bureau (press release) - Columbus,OH,USA
Terry Cosby, Ohio NRCS State Conservationist stated, “We want to give enough time for organic producers or those producers transitioning to organic ...
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Old McDonald Had an Intern? Summer Jobs Are Going Organic
New York Times - United States
Instead she will be living in a tent, using an outdoor composting toilet and harvesting vegetables on an organic farm near Petaluma, Calif. ...
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Organic, Transitional Money Available
California Farmer - CA,USA
California agricultural producers, who are certified organic or transitioning to organic production, may qualify for technical and financial assistance ...
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Gardening: Tips for going green
Broomfield Enterprise - Broomfield,CO,USA
When a pest or disease is devastating your plants, try simple and safe controls before using any pesticide. Sometimes a strong blast of water from a hose is ...
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So easily available
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
Signboards also should be put up to inform the public of its toxicity and there should be no smoking around the pesticide. ...
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Lethal pesticide use on your food: the photos
Examiner.com - USA
Number of active ingredients in pesticides found to cause cancer in animals or humans: 107. Of those active ingredients, the number still in use today: 83. ...
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Over three tons of banned pesticides seized in Yemen
Yemen News Agency - Yemen
SAADA, May 23 (Saba) – Over three tons of banned pesticides have been seized in Saada province, north of Yemen. The General Director of Plant Protection ...
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Easy, organic way to fend off fungus gnats
Examiner.com - USA
With all the rain we've had over the weekend, if your outdoor containers don't have good drainage, you could face fungus gnats. Maybe you've seen them in ...
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Farmer found dead in Bhiwandi, police uncertain about cause
Indian Express - New Delhi,India
Dole had gone to the field to spray pesticide on crops on May 20. His family members had gone in search of him when he did not return from the field. ...
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Boy consumes pesticide by mistake, dies
Indopia - India
Rameswaram , May 24 A 15-year-old boy today died after drinking pesticide-mixed water mistaking it for a soft drink. Santhiya Agustine after drinking the ...
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My Past Articles

More enforcement needed for pesticide spray regulations
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 413 words
Karen Griffin - Judie Squires says someone needs to patrol the companies that spray residential areas for pesticides because she's observed nine violations of the Environmental Protection Act in her Paradise neighborhood alone


Spray woes: Province falling down on monitoring pesticides
The Telegram (St. John's) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 253 words
Judie Squires - environment to become poisoned? A temporary ban on all residential pesticides has to be put into place, to protect us, our wildlife and our environment as a whole. Judie Squires Paradise


Government lax on cosmetic pesticide regulation: advocate
The Telegram (St. John's) - 08-28-2004 - 613 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic the province will ban cosmetic use


Woman doesn't expect cosmetic pesticide ban any time soon
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - 08-30-2004 - 712 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic that the province will ban the


Province lagging behind in pesticide control
The Telegram (St. John's) - 09-04-2005 - 496 words
Squires, Judie - it to do is to prohibit the cosmetic use of synthetic pesticides altogether in order to protect our citizens and the environment. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


The two sides to pesticide use
The Telegram (St. John's) - 07-16-2006 - 781 words
Judie Squires - health of your families. When Canada's most respected health authorities tell us pesticides threaten our health, we should all be listening. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


Inquiry implicates BTk
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 353 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - of trees. The live spores can be inhaled by humans and animals exposed to BT. Judie Squires, secretary of the Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, says despite claims that


Delayed pesticide laws 'disappointing'
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 833 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - at the end of this year. These products will only be sold to certified dealers. Judie Squires, secretary of the newly formed Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, isn't


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Time for provincial lawn pesticide regulation
The Telegram (St. John's) - 03-14-2009 - 419 words
pesticides. Please join me in lobbying our province for a pesticide ban Judie Squires Portugal Cove...

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