Posts Tagged ‘pesticides’

Two Most Widely Used Pesticides Likely Harm Majority Of Endangered Species

Above Photo: Nation of Change. Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that the endocrine-disrupting pesticide atrazine and cancer-linked pesticide glyphosate are each likely to harm more than 1,000 of the nation’s most endangered plants and animals. The finalized evaluations found that use of the herbicide glyphosate is likely causing harm to 1,676 of the plants and animals […]

EPA finds two widely used pesticides harm majority of endangered species

Two widely used pesticides are likely harming more than 1,000 of the nation’s endangered plans and animal, a new Environmental Protection Agency evaluation determined. Atrazine and glyphosate are both causing severe harm to many of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act. The EPA’s evaluation will “now go to the U.S. Fish […]

8 Popular Tea Bag Companies That Contain Illegal Amounts of Deadly Pesticides

Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch Note: Twinings the worst. I posted on their substituting chemical flavouring in lieu of real bergamot in their Earl Grey brand a while back. From livelovefruit.com There’s nothing nicer than sipping on a warm cup of herbal tea on a cold midwinter’s day. But besides being tasty and warming, tea provides […]

Scientists Test Three Solutions for Cleaning Pesticides Off Produce: The Winner is Clear, Chemical-Free and Surprisingly Cheap

Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch Each year, the release of the Environmental Working Group’s ‘Clean Fifteen’ and ‘Dirty Dozen’ lists inspire countless health conscious shoppers looking for the best deals on produce as free from toxic pesticides as possible. This year’s list followed a similar pattern, with the exception of two well known crops that contain “less than […]

How Pesticides Are Harming Soil Ecosystems

A new study looks at the way pesticides can devastate soil species that foster plant health and sequester carbon. The first year after Jason Ward began transitioning his newly purchased conventional farm to organic production, he started seeing more earthworms in the soil beneath his corn, soybeans, and wheat fields. By the third year, he […]

New Soil Study Shows Pesticides ‘Destroying the Very Foundations of Web of Life’

Print Friendly or Save as PDF May 13th, 2021 By Jessica Corbett Via Common Dreams A study published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science bolsters alarm about the role that agricultural pesticides play in what scientists have dubbed the “bugpocalypse” and led authors to call for stricter regulations across the U.S. “It’s extremely concerning that over 70% […]

Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 13 November 2020

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The Other Global Health Crisis: Highly Hazardous Pesticides

Counter Information Monica Piccinini reports on attempts to ban the export of dangerous chemicals, subverted by agrichemical businesses in the US and UK By Monica Piccinini Global Research, November 09, 2020Byline Times COVID-19 isn’t the only global health crisis occurring right now. There is another crisis, propagated by a global industry, that is entirely man made. […]

Updates on Proposed Rules for GMO Labeling and Toxicity of Common Pesticides

May 29th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Government researchers warn the Roundup formula is far more toxic than glyphosate in isolation due to synergistic interactions between various chemicals, which “significantly altered” the viability of human cells by disrupting the functionality of cell membranes. Meanwhile, the USDA has released its highly problematic proposal […]

EU Approves ‘Historic’ Ban on Bee Killing Pesticides

Phillip Schneider, Staff Writer Waking Times In light of growing scientific evidence linking certain insecticides known as neonicotinoid insecticides or neonics to rapidly collapsing bee populations, the European Union voted to place a permanent ban on virtually all use of these bee-killing toxins. The decision to vote on the ban came shortly after the […]

490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges

America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity report, No Refuge, reveals that an estimated 490,000 pounds of pesticides were dumped on commodity crops like corn, soybeans and […]

A List of Toxic Teabags Containing Illegal Amounts Of Toxic Pesticides You Maybe Want To Avoid

Next Story There’s nothing better than a nice steaming hot cup of tea, am I right? I don’t know about you, but I love tea, and drink it pretty much whenever I can and almost always in the evening. Tea can offer so many different health benefits that give you antioxidants and nutrients, can boost […]

EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides in ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet’

April 30th, 2018 By Jessica Corbett via Common Dreams The European Union has voted to ban agricultural pesticides that are harmful to bees and which scientists have warned could have a broader impact on the global food chain. Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an “ecological armageddon,” European regulators on Friday approved a “groundbreaking” […]

See Which Produce Has the Most Pesticides in EWG’s 2018 Dirty Dozen List

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Almost everything we eat in the conventional diet is subject to manifold doses of chemicals. Agricultural producers often spray vegetables and fruits with 10-15 sprays, such as pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides, during the growing season. And that’s considered the norm! In total about seven billion pounds of pesticides […]

Monsanto Says Its Pesticides Are Safe. Now, A Court Wants To See The Proof

Monsanto Says Its Pesticides Are Safe. Now, A Court Wants To See The Proof Above Photo:  ‘Real lives are at stake in this and broader debates about pesticide risks to our health.’ Photograph: Dave Martin/AP On Monday, a federal court hearing in San Francisco will turn a public spotlight on to the science surrounding the safety of one […]

Amazon charged with 4,000 counts of selling illegal pesticides

(Natural News) Amazon.com, founded by Jeff Bezos — the current owner of the Washington Post — has been caught committing nearly 4,000 counts of selling illegal pesticides. The EPA spearheaded the investigation that revealed Amazon to be profiting from the sales of toxic, deadly substances that directly threaten the health of children. […]

Something Far Worse than Pesticides is Killing the World’s Bees

(RT.com) — Scientists have found what they believe to be the strongest factor leading to the worryingly steep decline of bumblebees… fungicides. The discovery has now been added to the growing list of threats that could potentially lead to the extinction of the essential pollinators. The revelation that common fungicides are having the strongest impact […]

Pot Smokers Beware of Killer Pesticides and Poison

Jon Rappoport, GuestWaking Times Pot smokers, environmentalists, and just plain humans: take notice. A recent article in The Atlantic reveals highly toxic pesticides are being used on illegal pot farms in California, and the runoff is poisoning forests. I’ll quote extensively from the article and then make comments: “Secret growers are taking advantage of the […]

Pesticides sprayed on U.S. cities to fight Zika found to harm motor coordination and neuromuscular systems in children

(Natural News) Naled, a pesticide commonly used in Florida to ward off Zika-carrying mosquitoes, was associated with motor function deficits in Chinese babies, according to a study published in Environment International. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health and the U-M Center for Human Growth and […]

Chemical pesticides, industrial pollution and ecological destruction causing sixth mass extinction on planet Earth

(Natural News) A peer-reviewed analysis published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences classified this age as one of “biological annihilation” — one that has prompted the planet’s sixth mass extinction event. Scientists behind the study threaten that should no policies be made to address this issue now, we may soon be facing catastrophic […]

Maryland Will Be The First U.S. State To Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides For Consumer Use

Next Story Global bee populations are declining rapidly as a result of human impact on the environment, and there’s been a lot of buzz about it (pardon the pun). You have Honey Nut Cheerio’s launching advertising campaigns about protecting the bees, despite the fact that the company that owns them, Monsanto, has played a major role in their population decline in the […]

Humanity’s chemical SUICIDE confirmed: Pesticides sprayed on food crops are wiping out food pollinators, leading toward a global food collapse

(Natural News) The next time you sit down to a delicious meal, consider the fact that bees are responsible for every third bite you eat. Honey bees take care of about 80 percent of all pollination, with just one bee colony pollinating upwards of 300 million flowers in a single day. In fact, 70 percent of […]

Globalism & Pesticides Are Behind Massive Honeybee Die-Off, Bayer Study Confirms

Source: Michael Hart and StockBoardAsset Despite Big Agriculture claiming for years that their pesticides only kill pests, a report published in late June in the Journal Science proved what many people have suspected for years: the type of pesticides that Bayer pioneered, known as neonicotinoids, are responsible for diminishing numbers of honeybees. “Two studies, conducted […]

Health Ranger vindication: New study finds pesticides are much more neurotoxic than previously reported

(Natural News) For years Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has been warning about the toxic effects modern pesticides have on the human body, especially the brain. Now, new research has vindicated Adams and other natural, organic food experts and proponents (yet again): Pesticides are actually more neurotoxic than ‘mainstream’ scientists have believed. […]

California city to stop using synthetic herbicides in favor or organic pesticides

(Natural News) Councilman Billy O’Connell of Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, has proposed a year-long pilot study to have portions of Central Park West use organic pesticides instead of synthetic ones. This move by the seaside city is meant to address the growing concern its citizens have with the many recorded adverse health effects synthetic […]

100% of honeybee colony food found to be heavily contaminated with toxic pesticides

(Natural News) Honeybee colonies were found to be heavily laden with toxic pesticides, according to a recent study. As part of the study, researchers at Cornell University examined 120 honeybee colonies placed near 30 apple orchards around New York state. The bees were allowed to forage for a few days during the flowering season. The research team then […]

Toxic Pesticides Found in Drinking Water

Dr. Mercola, GuestWaking Times Modern agricultural practices have led to ever-increasing amounts of chemicals being used on our food, and whether we’re talking about pesticides, herbicides or fungicides, most have deleterious effects on health. According to the latest report on pesticide residues in food by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a […]

MENTALLY ILL AMERICA: The 10 delusional demands of political correctness you are required to accept, despite the contradictory evidence witnessed with your own eyes

(NaturalNews) Political correctness, at its core, is an insidious demand that you dismiss the evidence you witness with your own eyes, replacing it with delusional, false narratives that have been shoved into your head by the conforming, obedient masses. Political correctness means that if you are looking at red barn and 100 of […]

Paul Craig Roberts: Putin Is The Only Real Leader The West Has

American economist Paul Craig Roberts has heralded Russian President Vladimir Putin as the only true leader the West has seen in recent times.  Roberts, citing a recent Reuters news report that propagates the myth that NATO’s military buildup in Europe is as a result of ‘Russian aggression’, says that President Putin is successfully countering the […]

Newfound human species suggests Africa was evolutionary melting pot

     The most recently discovered extinct human species may have lived less than 1 million years ago, researchers have discovered. This finding suggests that a diverse range of human species might have lived at the same time in Africa, just as they might have in Asia, researchers said. In 2015, scientists reported South African fossils […]

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