Saturday, August 15, 2009

Pesticides Make Frogs Croak... And More

Pesticides Make Frogs Croak
Natural Products Marketplace
The report found pesticides from the Central Valley of California are transported by winds into the Sierra Nevada Mountains water bodies where amphibians ...
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Pesticides in your peaches
Chicago Tribune
Peaches regularly top the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen" a list of the fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residue. ...
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Study shows pesticides used on California crops is killing frogs ...
Green Right Now
We've known for a long time that they're affected by pesticides and chemical pollution. In the last few years, many scientists have come to see frogs, ...
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EPA cites Sun City nursery for pesticide misuse, worker safety issues
U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO– The US Environmental Protection Agency fined Linden Tree Nursery, Inc. $1760 for allegedly misusing a pesticide and failing to comply with ...
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Study Links Pesticides, Declining Frog Population
Newswise (press release)
But a third reason, the one Sparling investigates, involves contaminants such as pesticides. Sparling has been involved with the issue for years. ...
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Review chemical fertilizers, pesticides used in farms - group
Philippine Information Agency
Pesticides, Moncupa said, are lethal and are often used as death weapon in suicide cases. The provincial government of Benguet last month asked the FPA to ...
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How safe is your food? Pesticides raise questions
WQAD
New government findings are raising serious questions about pesticides on fresh produce. Reports show that more than 50 pesticides were found on peaches, ...
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Paris penthouses for busy bees
AFP
While Paris is polluted, notably from car exhaust, "this bears no comparison with agricultural areas where pesticides, fungicides and fertilisers kill ...
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Specific Pesticide Directly Linked to Parkinson's Disease
Natural News.com
Now a new study has zeroed in on one specific suspect -- a pesticide called B-hexachlorocyclohexane (B-HCH). Used widely in the United States from the 1950s ...
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Christie Brinkley's organic Bridgehampton gardens
Newsday
But the best part is that Christie Brinkley is a gardener and avid organics enthusiast. Call her a Renaissance woman, if you will. ...
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St. John's Daily Spray Advisory

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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