Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Killer pesticides...And More

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Remember, your garden is a natural system, so not everything will always look perfect! The following article from http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/en/land/pesticides/gardens.php provides some tips on how to manage your lawn without pesticides. ...
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Indonesia to ratify Stockholm Convention on May 12
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
The Stockholm Convention on pops attempts to curb the production and use of hazardous chemicals and pesticides around the world. pops originate largely from ...
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Greener Living from the Inside Out
Stonington Times - Stonington,CT,USA
Don't eat foods that contain pcbs, mercury, dioxins, old banned (but still globetrotting) pesticides (DDT and its cousins), and today's modern pesticides. ...
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Citizens want a ban on pesticides
Telegraph-Journal - Saint John,New Brunswick,Canada
When it comes to lawn and garden pesticides - the chemicals used to kill homeowners' weeds and bugs - the people of New Brunswick and the province's health ...
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Sabah probes ‘fishing with pesticides' claim
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
By RUBEN SARIO KOTA KINABALU: A probe is underway into reports that pesticides are being used to catch fish in a pristine river in the southwestern Sipitang ...
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Deputy secretary of ag to speak at organic conference
The Packer - Lenexa,KS,USA
Kathleen Merrigan, deputy secretary for the US Department of Agriculture, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 2009 All Things Organic Conference ...
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Destiny Produce becomes Destiny Organics
The Packer - Lenexa,KS,USA
based company formerly known as Destiny Produce is now Destiny Organics. The company has added dairy products, meat and packaged goods to its distribution ...
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Manure From Organic Dairy Cows Better Fertilizer
Natural Products Marketplace - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
WASHINGTON—Cows that produce USDA-certified organic milk also produce manure that may replenish soil nutrients and reduce the flow of agricultural ...
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Organic food sales soar despite down economy
The Packer - Lenexa,KS,USA
based Organic Trade Association reveals sales of organic foods jumped almost 16% in 2008 compared to 2007 sales. The 2009 Organic Industry Survey, ...
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Pesticide Ban Rejected
guide2.co.nz - Wellington,New Zealand
Wellington, May 5 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter has rejected a call to ban pesticides which put bees in jeopardy. Green MP Sue Kedgley yesterday ...
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Killer pesticides
The Daily Star - Dhaka,Bangladesh
Excessive use of pesticides on farmlands in two villages of Dhamrai upazila caused death of at least three children last month. It also killed a number of ...
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Weeds in the Garden: Spraying May Be Harmful to Your Health
Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
Introduced in 1974, glyphosate is now found in 63 pesticide formulations registered in the United States. The most common over-the-counter products are ...
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Scientists urge cutback in DDT use in Africa, Asia
Baltimore Sun - United States
An international group of environmentalth health experts is warning against the growing practice of spraying the pesticide DDT in homes in malaria-plagued ...
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Weeds in the Garden: Spraying May Be Harmful to Your Health
Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
Introduced in 1974, glyphosate is now found in 63 pesticide formulations registered in the United States. The most common over-the-counter products are ...
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Scientists urge cutback in DDT use in Africa, Asia
Baltimore Sun - United States
An international group of environmentalth health experts is warning against the growing practice of spraying the pesticide DDT in homes in malaria-plagued ...
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Shell Won't Have To Pay for Pesticide Mess | Mother Jones
By By Kiera Butler
Taxpayers, get ready to spend more to clean up hazardous-waste sites. With a precedent-setting decision, the Supreme Court just made it a little easier for companies who are involved in environmental contamination to pass the buck to ...
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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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