Mar 16

Tragic: Four children die after poisonous pesticide is sprayed under their mobile home

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Mar 08

UN Experts Slam Global Pesticide Industry for Human and Environmental Damage – Full Report

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Mar 02

New Study Shows Sequence of Exposure to Pesticides Affects Toxicity

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Sep 25

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Pesticide manufacturers’ own tests reveal serious harm to honeybees:

Bayer and Syngenta criticised for secrecy after unpublished research obtained under freedom of information law linked high doses of their products to damage to the health of bee colonies

Unpublished field trials by pesticide manufacturers show their products cause serious harm to honeybees at high levels, leading to calls from senior scientists for the companies to end the secrecy which cloaks much of their research.

The research, conducted by Syngenta and Bayer on their neonicotinoid insecticides, were submitted to the US Environmental Protection Agency and obtained by Greenpeace after a freedom of information request.

Neonicotinoids are the world’s most widely used insecticides and there is clear scientific evidence that they harm bees at the levels found in fields, though only a little to date showing the pesticides harm the overall performance of colonies. Neonicotinoids were banned from use on flowering crops in the EU in 2013, despite UK opposition. Continue reading »

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Sep 02

South Carolina succeeds in ‘nuke’ test of aerial chemical weapons of mass destruction; food supply pollinators instantly obliterated by the millions:

Each day as I witness the sheer chemical suicide of modern humanity, I seriously ask myself how much longer human civilization will survive. The latest demonstration of humanity’s truly idiotic self-destruction was demonstrated earlier this week when Dorchester County, South Carolina, decided to conduct daytime aerial spraying of a deadly chemical weapon that’s known to destroy the very pollinators necessary to produce about 30% of the food in America.

The experiment, which consisted of carpet bombing the county with Naled, a neurotoxin insecticide, was “wildly successful.” Schedule for daytime release when pollinators are foraging for food, the chemical weapons deployment obliterated honeybee pollinators on contact, resulting in a devastating apocalyptic scene that looked “like it’s been nuked,” said a co-owner of Flowertown Bee Farm and Supply (which lost two million bees). This quote is widely reported by the Associated Press.

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Aug 26

Pesticide For Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes In Florida Linked To Autism Risk:

Is pesticide spraying to kill mosquitoes causing autism? In the least, the government is spraying larvicides with great impunity in many neighborhoods throughout the U.S. in order to ‘combat Zika’ and other diseases said to be caused by mosquitoes. Little is known of the true ramifications for such hackneyed actions, but one study suggests that in places where mosquito pesticides are sprayed, a 25 percent increase in autism results.

Researchers used data from another study, called the CHARGE Study (Childhood Autism Risks From Genetics and the Environment), which found that if pregnant mothers in their third trimester were exposed to pyrethroids or a few other pesticides, their children were much more likely to be diagnosed with autism. Continue reading »

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Aug 24

California University Sued for Failing to Release Public Records on GMOs and Pesticides:

Consumer group U.S. Right to Know filed a lawsuit late Wednesday to compel the University of California, Davis to comply with requests for public records related to the university’s work on genetically engineered food, pesticides and its relationship with the agrichemical industry.

Since January 28, 2015, U.S. Right to Know has filed 17 public records requests with UC Davis as allowed under the California Public Records Act, but the university has provided a total of merely 751 pages in response to all of these requests, while similar requests at other universities have yielded thousands of pages each. Continue reading »

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Aug 20

Zika pesticide linked to a 60% increase in autism … Is this the beginning of an epidemic?:

As fear of the Zika virus spreads throughout the United States, authorities are desperately looking for ways to protect their citizens. As reported by Circa, over 1,000 people in the U.S. have been infected with the Zika virus, which is believed to cause severe birth defects like microcephaly.

One of the primary weapons to kill the disease-carrying mosquitoes is the use of aerial pesticides – chemicals that are sprayed from airplanes and helicopters. While the number of states using aerial spraying or fogging campaigns to kill off mosquitoes is rising, some scientists are raising serious questions about their safety. Continue reading »

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Aug 03

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Seven days on an organic diet eliminates 90 percent of pesticide accumulation in humans:

Once people fully understand just how toxic pesticides truly are, their first thought is usually, “How can I get these deadly chemicals out of my body?” Pesticide use is so prevalent that it might seem impossible to avoid it entirely upon first glance, particularly when you take the concept of pesticide drift into account. In addition, some people shrug off the evidence of pesticide toxicity, figuring it’s already in their body and it’s too late to do anything about it.

The good news is that this is not the losing proposition that it might initially appear to be. In fact, a 2014 study published in Environmental Research showed that eating an organic diet for just one week reduces the amount of pesticide poisoning in the body by 90 percent. That kind of reduction is nothing to scoff at, and the fact that it can happen so quickly and easily is icing on the cake.
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Jun 09

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What They Didn’t Tell You About the Maryland Bee-Killing Pesticide Ban:

Beginning on January 1 2018, legislation banning consumer use of neonicotinoid pesticides will take effect. Allegedly prompted by concerns that neonicotinoid pesticides are responsible for the increase in deaths for butterflies, bees and birds, SB 198/HB 211 was provided as a partial solution.

Under the bill, anyone who violates the ban, will be subject to a $250 civil penalty but the violation will not be considered a misdemeanor. The ban will apply to both the sale and use of imidacloprid, acetamiprid, dinotefuran, nithiazine, clothianidin, thiacloprid, thiamethoxam and any other chemical that has been designated to be a neonicotinoid by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

Banned for the Consumer…not Industry

Interestingly enough, however, while the bill focuses on consumer use of these pesticides, it includes exemptions for farmers, veterinarians and “certified applicators.” Continue reading »

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May 20

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Soil Association scientific briefing reveals new data on the impact of neonicotinoids on pollinators:

New data revealed today shows bees can be exposed to more pesticides from contaminated wildflowers than from crops on farms. The research, discussed at a scientific briefing in London on 28 April 2016 organised by the Soil Association, showed a staggering 97% of the neonicotinoids brought back to honeybee hives in pollen could come from wildflowers – not oilseed rape. (1)

The briefing looked at the latest scientific research and its implications for the environment and the future use of neonicotinoid pesticides in the UK. The panel included three leading experts on the impacts of neonicotinoid pesticides on our pollinators – Professor Dave Goulson, Dr Lynn Dicks and Dr Penelope Whitehorn. Peter Campbell from Syngenta responded to the presentations from the three scientists.   Continue reading »

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Apr 14

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These 3 Pesticides Are Threatening 97% of Endangered Species in the U.S.

(NATURALSOCIETY) We know that pesticides are harming the animals – from creatures who live in the oceans, to larger animals living on farms, in jungles, on prairies, and even flying above our heads. But even more worrisome, they seem to be a threat to endangered species roaming the earth.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released an analysis pinpointing the collective impact that just 3 pesticides have on a surprising 97% of all the animals on endangered and threatened species lists nationwide.

These 3 common pesticides — chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion — are causing unwanted damage to the natural world. Continue reading »

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Apr 02

Mar 11, 2016

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How chemtrails, vaccines, and gmo foods are manipulating the minds and bodies of mankind is explored with Jason Christoff. The elite motivation to automate humanity into a computer class of workers, and how that extends to the practice of inoculating people with mind-numbing chemicals, plus the natural remedies for the pollution is discussed. Questions about HIV & AIDS, and the grim possibility of a post-human society is illuminated in this uncensored Buzzsaw, hosted by Sean Stone.

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Jason Christoff is a certified CHEK Exercise Coach and Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach (Level II). Jason started his first fitness facility after graduating from McGill University with a degree in Labour Relations. He went on from there to help many friends open their own fitness facilities. Along the way he opened a couple more of his own as well. In the past couple of years he has focused solely on designing nutrition and weight loss programs that focus on full cleansing of the body and disease reversal. Health through proper nutrition is my passion.

Related info:

Dr. Rima Laibow And Retired Major General Albert Stubblebine III On Alex Jones: “The Great Culling Has Begun” – “Emergency Alert: Vaccines Are Designed To Kill You” (Video)

Dr. Rima E. Laibow: The Globalist Depopulation Agenda (Video):

In 2002 one of Dr. Rima E. Laibow’s patients, a head of state, told her:

“It’s almost time for the great culling to begin.”

Dr. Rima E. Laibow’s husband is Albert “Bert” Newton Stubblebine III a retired Major General in the United States Army. He was the commanding general of the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command from 1981 to 1984, when he retired from the Army.

The videos here have the German translation cut out of the presentation:

Dr. Rima E. Laibow on Codex Alimentarius and Food Nazification

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Feb 27

Erin Elizabeth, Dr. Joseph Mercola and family members of murdered holistic doctor Jeffrey Bradstreet, joined Foster and Kimberly in the ThriveTogether Think Tank to dive deeper into what the recently murdered holistic doctors knew, the links between them, and what we can do about it.

For more information on this subject please be sure to review critical information uncovered by Foster, detailed here in his blog: http://bit.ly/1JOM6uK

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Feb 18

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Top German supermarket bans neonicotinoid pesticides linked to mass honeybee deaths:

German supermarket chain Aldi, has become the first major European retailer to ban pesticides that are toxic to bees, including neonicotinoids such as imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam. All suppliers of produce sold in Aldi stores across Europe and the U.S. are now required not to use those pesticides during production.

The announcement came on January 1st, and was a great way to start the New Year, with the retailer expecting fruit and vegetable suppliers to comply with their new policy ASAP. The decision comes after a great deal of public pressure, and coincides with the German retailer’s decision to ban the herbicide chemical glyphosate from its produce. Continue reading »

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Feb 12

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BANG: Not Zika: Brazilian/Argentine doctors say: pesticides:

BANG: Not Zika: Brazilian/Argentine doctors say: pesticides

Why would a poisonous, birth-defect-causing chemical cause birth defects? I mean, that’s absurd, right? Ridiculous. Let’s blame the whole thing on a virus that causes nothing.

A poison intentionally added to the water supply in 2014? Who cares? Means nothing.

The manufacturer of the poison is a strategic partner of Monsanto? That couldn’t be a clue. Of course not. Continue reading »

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Feb 09

Zika distracts from real damage: the playbook:

“Medical CIA” provides the cover story

by Jon Rappoport

February 8, 2016

(To read about Jon’s mega-collection, The Matrix Revealed, click here.)

There several reasons I keep writing about the “Zika phenomenon.” One is: I want to reveal the playbook. I want to show how this covert op distracts people from the real ongoing damage caused by other factors.

Two quick background stories: Continue reading »

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Feb 03

If your place has been fumigated with sulfuryl fluoride or its other toxic friends …

Wikipedia:

Methyl bromide was among the most widely used fumigants until its production and use was restricted by the Montreal Protocol due to its role in ozone depletion.

Widely used fumigants include:

  • phosphine
  • 1,3-dichloropropene
  • chloropicrin
  • methyl isocyanate
  • hydrogen cyanide
  • sulfuryl fluoride
  • formaldehyde
  • iodoform

… you better consider moving to another place, or you and your family will get sick, which sometimes takes a while, but it’s not worth waiting for it to happen.

Oh, and these bastards are not spraying to prevent the Zika virus from spreading, they are spraying you, the people, like bugs!

Maybe they want to spray and force vaccinate the entire world, who knows?

Related info:

The Zika Virus Hoax Exposed, “Thanks” To The Associated Press (AP): Of The 4,180 Suspected Microcephaly Cases Only 270 Could Be Confirmed And Of Those 270 Cases Only 6 Cases Were Confirmed To Have The Zika Virus. SIX CASES!!!

The Zika Hoax: 5 Things That Will Happen Next

Is The Zika Virus A Smokescreen For Vaccine Induced Birth Defects?

Zika Virus: Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Causing Smaller Heads?:

“Okay, boys, here’s what we do. We’ve got this old virus called Zika. It’s been around for 60 years that we know of. It never caused anything serious. A real dud. But we’ve got to explain all these babies born with small heads and brain damage. We’ve got to protect some important people and shield them from heavy blame. So let’s bring back Zika. Even though very few mothers who give birth to babies with defects have the dud-virus, we can finesse that. People are idiots. So let’s build up Zika into a terrifying killer. Get our PR folks moving. Spread some money around. You know, the usual. And we make out on the back-end with a Zika vaccine.”

Zika Virus Freakout: The Hoax And The Covert Op Continue

And somebody just unleashed the corporate media … (See all those articles down below.)


Brazil fumigates Olympic venue as fears mount over Zika:

Massive cleaning operation at landmark Sambadrome comes as health minister admits country is “badly losing” war against the virus

Concerns over the Zika virus reached new heights on Tuesday after Brazil sent fumigators into Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous carnival venue that will help host the Olympic games amid intensified efforts to control the mosquito-borne infection. Continue reading »

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Jan 06

US EPA Delays Release of Risk Assessments on Harmful Pesticides:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency missed its own deadlines for completing risk assessments in 2015 for atrazine, glyphosate and imidacloprid, three highly controversial, toxic and commonly used pesticides. The assessments are crucial to understanding the threats the pesticides pose to animals, people and the environment.

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“These risk assessments aren’t just bureaucratic boxes to be checked,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Every day that the EPA delays completing these much-needed reviews is a day that people and wildlife in the United States remain at risk from some of the most toxic chemicals in use today.” Continue reading »

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Jul 03

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100,000 beekeepers urge Germany to ban GMOs as biotech industry destroys their livelihood and environment (Natural News, July 2, 2015):

Nearly 100,000 German beekeepers are calling for a nationwide ban on the cultivation of GMO crops. The beekeepers are represented by the German Beekeepers Association (DIB), which is pursuing the ban after the introduction of legislation allowing member states to opt out of GM planting schemes that have been approved at the EU level.

The new law allows a member state to ban GMO agriculture in all or part of its territory. The legislation is strongly opposed by GM proponents and has become a controversial issue throughout the EU.
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Jul 02


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Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? Watch this! The study was conducted by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute IVL, and the full report is available here: https://www.coop.se/organiceffect

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Jun 25

Argentinian Federal Judge Accepts Lawsuit to Ban GMOs and Pesticides (Sustainable Pulse, June 22, 2015):

A federal judge in Argentina has ruled that an unprecedented class action lawsuit, demanding a ban on the release of GMOs and their associated pesticides, can proceed.

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Source:  www.lacapital.com.ar (Spanish)

Translated by GM Watch

The lawsuit asks the government to provisionally suspend the uncontrolled open release of GMOs – for example, the sale of RR2 Pro/Liberty soybeans – on the grounds that they violate seed laws. The lawsuit also demands labeling of GMOs. Continue reading »

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Jun 17

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Pope Francis Slams GMOs and Pesticides for Environmental and Social Damage (Sustainable Pulse, June 16, 2015):

Pope Francis slams both GMOs and pesticides in a draft of his major environmental document that was leaked Monday. He has also called for the financing of independent and interdisciplinary research to study GMOs.

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You can find the full draft document here (In Italian): speciali.espresso.repubblica.it/pdf/laudato_si.pdf

On the subject of GMOs Pope Francis states; “It is difficult to give an overall judgment on the development of genetically modified organisms (GMO), plant or animal, for medical purposes or in agriculture, since they can be very different and require different considerations.” Continue reading »

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May 28

H/t reader squodgy:

“At last, someone else with influence is joining the dots…..”


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11 common health symptoms hint at global depopulation ‘slow kill’ (Natural News, May 26, 2015):

If you take a look around, modern humanity is quite clearly facing an unprecedented crisis of deteriorating health. And beneath the surface, for those able and willing to see the truth, the various health conditions that increasingly plague the average man and woman appear to be intentionally inflicted as part of a covert effort to reduce the world’s population and create a paradise on Earth for the elites — with much fewer of the rest of us!

The following 11 common health symptoms point to a sinister, “slow kill” agenda that’s been designed to quietly cull the masses without overt fanfare:
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May 27

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EPA knew pesticides were killing honeybees in the 1970s but punished those who spoke out


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Suicide By Pesticide (Chris Martenson, May 22, 2015):

What the honey bee die-off means for humanity

As you are aware, honey bees have been suffering from something called Colony Collapse Disorder. In practice, what this means is that the bees simply vanish from their hives, leaving behind their most precious worldly possessions: honey and larvae.

What causes these mysterious vanishing acts has been something of a mystery. But because the phenomenon began really ramping up in 2006, we can focus in on some suspects. Continue reading »

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May 21

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– The Complete History of Monsanto, “The World’s Most Evil Corporation” (Global Research, May 20, 2015):

Published by GR in June 2014

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of destruction, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet and its people.

1901: The company is founded by John Francis Queeny, a member of the Knights of Malta, a thirty year pharmaceutical veteran married to Olga Mendez Monsanto, for which Monsanto Chemical Works is named. The company’s first product is chemical saccharin, sold to Coca-Cola as an artificial sweetener.

Even then, the government knew saccharin was poisonous and sued to stop its manufacture but lost in court, thus opening the Monsanto Pandora’s Box to begin poisoning the world through the soft drink.

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1920s: Monsanto expands into industrial chemicals and drugs, becoming the world’s largest maker of  aspirin, acetylsalicyclic acid, (toxic of course). This is also the time when things began to go horribly wrong for the planet in a hurry with the introduction of  their polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Continue reading »

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May 16

H/t reader squodgy:

“Following the links I came across this about how Celebrity Chefs scuppered a farmer’s plans to spray oyster beds with pesticide.

Isn’t it time these Celebrity Chefs started challenging GMO’s and carcinogenic Weedkillers and Pesticides?”


Oyster pesticide battle shows who really wields power (The Seattle Times, May 2, 2015):

A couple of chefs accomplished in a few days what two powerful federal agencies couldn’t do in more than a year: head off the plan to spray pesticides on oyster beds.

What just happened with the oysters and the pesticides wasn’t the power of the press. It was the power of the chefs.

A plan to spray a neurotoxic pesticide on oyster beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor had survived a complex regulatory process to win an approval that surprised even its backers. Opposition from both major federal agencies in charge of protecting marine wildlife, which would typically be a huge hurdle, wasn’t enough to table this idea. Continue reading »

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Apr 19

–  Brazil’s National Cancer Institute Names GM Crops as Cause of Massive Pesticide Use (Sustainable Pulse, April 10, 2015)

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Apr 08

Gerber Toddler Snack Tests 100% Positive for GMO Insecticide Corn (Sustainable Pulse, April 7, 2015):

GMO Free USA has published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn.

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GMO Free USA stated; “We sent a package of Gerber Graduates Lil’ Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn Snack to a certified lab to test for the presence of GMO material. The quantitative PCR test verified, by DNA analysis, that 100% of the corn in the Lil’ Crunchies Veggie Dip was GMO. All of the corn has been genetically engineered to be herbicide tolerant (Roundup Ready) and the corn contained DNA sequences known to be present in Bt insecticide-producing GMO corn.” Continue reading »

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Mar 27

Children Suffer Genetic Damage from Pesticides in Argentina GM Soy Region (Sustainable Pulse, March 23, 2015):

Children exposed to pesticides sprayed in a GM soy-producing region of Argentina have genetic damage, a team of researchers from the National University of Río Cuarto, Cordoba (UNRC), found in a new study.

Children Suffer Genetic Damage from Pesticides in Argentina GM Soy Region

Sources: Main Sourcewww.gmwatch.org/ By Claire Robinson

Media article in Spanish: www.lavoz.com.ar ; Study in English: www.scielo.org.ar

The study compared 50 children living in the town of Marcos Juárez (Córdoba) at different distances from pesticide-sprayed areas with 25 children from the city of Río Cuarto (Córdoba), who were considered not to be exposed to pesticides. Continue reading »

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Feb 07

Landmark study links pesticides to high depression rates (Natural News, Feb 6, 2015):

Globally, one person dies by suicide roughly every 40 seconds. Around the world, over one million people commit suicide each year — an increase of 60 percent over the last four and a half decades. Incredibly, farmers have one of the highest rates of self-inflicted death.

Newsweek reports that suicide for farmers in the U.S. is about twice the average of the general population. However, this isn’t just a problem in America; it’s an international crisis.

“India has had more than 270,000 farmer suicides since 1995. In France, a farmer dies by suicide every two days. In China, farmers are killing themselves to protest the government’s seizing of their land for urbanization. In Ireland, the number of suicides jumped following an unusually wet winter in 2012 that resulted in trouble growing hay for animal feed. In the U.K., the farmer suicide rate went up by 10 times during the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 2001, when the government required farmers to slaughter their animals. And in Australia, the rate is at an all-time high following two years of drought.” Continue reading »

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Jan 22

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New EU GMO Directive: Strengthening the biotech companies to the detriment of the legal framework, public health and the environment (GMO Seralini, Jan 16, 2015):

The new GMO directive passed by Parliament opens the floodgates of GMO authorizations, without actually strengthening the power of the member states, and also assigns a monopoly of expertise to EFSA which is unacceptable, given the infiltration of lobbyists within the health agency.

CRIIGEN press release: Rough translation into English by Claire Robinson

This Tuesday, 13 January 2015, the European Parliament adopted a new Directive that fundamentally changes the game for marketing and cultivation of GMOs in Europe at the expense of legal, health and environmental security. This new European text on “renationalisation of GMO authorization procedures” was meant to be more stringent and aimed, among other things, to “facilitate” national bans on GMO crops. The biotech lobby, with the support of some pro-GMO member states in the European Council (UK, Netherlands, Spain …), still managed to impose its will to introduce more GMOs in Europe. The new directive now gives more power to businesses, working in partnership with the member states with which the authorizations must be negotiated, while facilitating the process of marketing and cultivation of new GMOs. Continue reading »

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Jan 19

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EPA knew pesticides were killing honeybees in the 1970s but punished those who spoke out


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Bees: How Their Deaths Are Linked To Pesticides According To A Harvard Study (Thought Pursuits, Jan 17, 2015):

The human race is beginning to realize that actions have consequences. One area that demonstrates this clearly is the effects of the huge amounts of pesticides humans spray on food and other crops. In many countries, particularly the United States, pesticides are used extensively on crops. Scientists have known for many years that spraying some pesticides onto food crops can cause some human health problems and they long thought that it may be related to a the huge numbers of bee deaths in recent years. There have been particular concerns over the neo-nicotinoid pesticides, which are in widespread use right across the world.

A recent Harvard University research study published in the Bulletin of Insectology confirms scientists’ worst fears about bees and neo-nicotinoid pesticides. It shows clearly that they are the cause of colony collapse disorder. The study’s results not only match the findings of a previous study but they also echo the conclusions of that study that bee exposure neonicotinoids, even in doses smaller than that necessary to kill them, is very likely the main cause of colony collapse disorder CCD. (Bulletin of Insectology) Continue reading »

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Dec 05

After 30 years Bhopal survivors are still fighting for compensation

Why are Bhopal survivors still fighting for compensation? (BBC, Dec 2, 2014):

On the night of 2 December 1984, Lakshmi Thakur was putting her children to bed when her eyes started stinging.

She went outside to investigate, thinking a neighbour was frying chillies, and found people running in panic, clutching their faces.

Someone told her there had been an accident at Union Carbide India’s pesticide plant behind her house in Bhopal, the capital of the central state of Madhya Pradesh, and the burning wasn’t from cooking, but from leaking gas.

Lakshmi gathered her family and fled towards a bus stop by the factory. On the way, one of her sons started to vomit and another doubled over with diarrhoea. Her 20-year-old daughter didn’t live to see morning.

More than half a million people were poisoned by deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas that night. Several thousands of them died. Continue reading »

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Nov 18

Flashback:

And Now: One Of The World’s Most Dangerous Chemicals As Pesticide In Strawberry Fields:

It’s called methyl iodide, and even some chemists won’t go near it. It’s such a powerful and reliable carcinogen that researchers use it to induce cancer in lab animals.

But go ahead, take a bite. California says it’s OK — and never mind the five Nobel-winning chemists and dozens of other experts who’ve written a letter begging the EPA to keep this poison out of strawberry fields, forever.

Who do you believe — a roomful of Nobel winners and their trusted colleagues, or a bunch of politically motivated bureaucrats?

This toxic monster has been linked to thyroid tumors, nerve damage, and brain and lung problems. It’s also been known to cause miscarriages in lab animals — when it’s not being used to give them cancer.

No wonder it’s such a great pesticide — it can destroy just about anything. The pests don’t stand a chance… and neither do you if you get too close to this poison.


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Landmark 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression In Farmers (Modern Farmer,

A landmark study indicates that seven pesticides, some widely used, may be causing clinical depression in farmers. Will the government step in and start regulating these chemical tools?

Earlier this fall, researchers from the National Institute of Health finished up a landmark 20-year study, a study that hasn’t received the amount of coverage it deserves. About 84,000 farmers and spouses of farmers were interviewed since the mid-1990s to investigate the connection between pesticides and depression, a connection that had been suggested through anecdotal evidence for far longer. We called up Dr. Freya Kamel, the lead researcher on the study, to find out what the team learned and what it all means. Spoiler: nothing good. Continue reading »

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Oct 11

Australian politician Ann Bressington exposes Agenda 21, starting at 1:03:55 into the video:

At 1:05:05: ‘That’s the origin of global warming, ladies and gentlemen.”



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Sep 26

Flashback: Organic Bees Surviving Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)


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EPA knew pesticides were killing honeybees in the 1970s but punished those who spoke out (Natural News, Sep 25, 2014):

For decades, top officials at the Environmental Protection Agency (PEA) were aware that a compound approved for agricultural use in the United States was wiping out the honeybee population, but they chose to ignore the compound’s effects in deference to pressure from agri-giant corporations.

Worse, the agency reacted harshly to anyone within the EPA who attempted to bring the issue to light, including through firings, forced reassignments and other actions. Continue reading »

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Sep 21

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Beemageddon: Syngenta Wants Increase in Pesticide Levels (The Daily Sheeple, Sep 19, 2014):

Syngenta is asking federal regulators to increase the allowable levels of some pesticides, even though experts have linked the chemicals to massive bee die offs.

The company wants the Environmental Protection Agency to pass an increase of 4.9 parts per million of thiamethoxan. The current allowable level is 0.1ppm, Syngenta wants it increased to 5.0ppm. You can read the details on the regulations.gov website which published the request on September 5th. The request itself was filed on August 22nd.

Tiffany Stacker of E&E reports: Continue reading »

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Jul 23

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Beyond honey bees, neonicotinoid pesticides now found to be killing baby birds (Natural News, July 20, 2014):

A class of pesticides widely blamed for a worldwide collapse in pollinator populations is also devastating populations of birds, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands and the Centre for Field Ornithology and Birdlife Netherlands, and published in the journal Nature on July 16.

The chemicals, known as neonicotinoids, have increasingly come under fire for widespread destruction of organisms other than agricultural pests. Continue reading »

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Jul 11
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Mounting scientific evidence shows that the widespread use of neonicotinoid pesticides is a leading cause of decline in honeybee populations.

Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides Challenged in Court (EcoWatch, July 9, 2014):

Environmental and food safety groups yesterday challenged California’s illegal practice of approving new agricultural uses for neonicotinoid pesticides despite mounting evidence that the pesticides are devastating honey bees.

Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides, represented by Earthjustice, filed the legal challenge in the California Superior Court for the County of Alameda, urging the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) to stop approving neonicotinoid pesticides pending its completion of a comprehensive scientific review of impacts to honeybees. The DPR began its scientific review in early 2009 after it received evidence that neonicotinoids are killing bees, but five years later, the DPR has yet to take meaningful action to protect bees.

Meanwhile, the DPR has continued to allow increased use of neonicotinoids in California. Yesterday’s lawsuit challenges the DPR’s June 13 decision to expand the use of two powerful neonicotinoid insecticides—sold under the trademarks Venom Insecticide and Dinotefuran 20SG —despite the agency’s still-pending review of impacts to pollinators. The case underscores these larger problems with the DPR’s unwillingness to comply with laws enacted to ensure that pesticides do not threaten human health, agriculture or the environment. Continue reading »

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