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Biodiversity is the best defence against corn pests
Lundgren, Jonathan; Fausti, Scott
Farmers' first line of defence against pests is the ecosystem in and around their fields. With widespread or indiscriminate use of pesticides essential biodiversity is lost - and the result is more fr...
Connexions: Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change
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Deformities, sickness and livestock deaths: the real cost of GM animal feed?: Deformities, Sickness and Livestock Death
Feeding animals a diet containing genetically modified (GM) ingredients or more specifically feed made from GM soya and sprayed with the controversial herbicide glyphosate is responsible for deformiti...
The Earthscan Action Handbook
A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Herbicides undermine antibiotics, threaten medical care
A New Zealand study adds to the body of evidence that industrial herbicides, not intended to be antibiotics, can have profound effects on bacteria, with potentially negative implications for medicine'...
Key evidence in EU's risk assessment of glyphosate must not remain 'trade secret'
Corporate Europe Observatory
The chemical industry and the European Food Safety Authority are refusing to disclose key scientific evidence about glyphosate's risks, citing 'trade secrets' protection, writes Corporate Europe Obser...
Scientists Write: EPA, Ban 'Agent Orange' Herbicide Mix and GMO Crops!
Thirty-five distinguished scientists urge the US-EPA not to register new mixtures of the herbicides 2,4-D and glyphosate, intended for use on herbicide-tolerant GMO crops. Approval of the herbicide mi...
Toxic Range: the BLM's Growing Chemical Addiction
BLM is escalating herbicide use on public lands. A primary agency excuse for forsaking sage-grouse ESA protection is the pipe dream that new habitat will be created through radical deforestation, and ...
Unnatural Harvest: How Corporate Science is Secretly Altering Our Food
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A watchdog report on food issues and the agribusiness industry.
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