Dec 25, 2014

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A recent study published in Environmental Health Perspectives has found high levels of the fungicide mancozeb in pregnant women living near banana...

Dec 23, 2014

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A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in soybean crops reduced yields by...

Dec 18, 2014

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The Textile Exchange recently published a life cycle assessment (LSA) for organic cotton demonstrating that it is more environmentally...

Dec 16, 2014

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A recent study published in Animal Conservation found that there were more insect-flower interactions in organic vineyards when compared to...

Dec 11, 2014

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The flame retardants known as pentaBDEs were phased out in 2004 due to health concerns that created a market for new alternatives. Firemaster*...

Dec 10, 2014

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A new study published in the Journal Proceedings of the Royal Society Biology has found that the yields of organic crops are higher than...

Dec 09, 2014

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Genetically modified corn containing Bt has been used successfully in the United States for the last 18 years to fend off the...

Dec 04, 2014

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The Agricultural Health Study investigated the relationship between specific fungicides and pesticides and the development of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (...

Dec 02, 2014

 

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A recent study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology found that antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacteria Staphylococcus...

Nov 10, 2014

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Intensive conventional agricultural practices have been linked to a decline in insects that are a particularly important source of food for young...

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