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Miami New Times
Zika Has More Effects on Fetuses Than Just Microcephaly, Scientists Warn in Study— the study sheds a light on exactly what regions of the brain the virus effect
Zika Has More Effects on Fetuses Than Just Microcephaly, Scientists Warn in Study
Miami New Times / Posted 3 hours ago
— the study sheds a light on exactly what regions of the brain the virus effects before birth, and what scientists should watch for when examining fetuses in Zika-affected regions. But frighteningly, the findings suggest that even if children... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the towns, August 21, 2016JEFF HORVATH jhorvath@timesshamrock.com, @jhorvathTT on Twitter Clarks Green
Around the towns, August 21, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
JEFF HORVATH jhorvath@timesshamrock.com, @jhorvathTT on Twitter Clarks Green A farmers market specializing in organic, pesticide-free produce is starting to attract a following in its first year. The Beyond Organics Farm Market sets up shop at... Read more
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Fortune
Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, U.S. Expands Travel Warninga new area where local transmissions are occurring in Miami Beach,” he said, no
Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, U.S. Expands Travel Warning
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
a new area where local transmissions are occurring in Miami Beach,” he said, noting that the state had already stepped up pesticide spraying efforts in this area. A Texas Baby Just Became the First Known Person to Die From Zika in the U.S. The... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Are synthetic turf fields making young athletes sick?there needs to be more action by the government." Her husband Mike compares cr
Are synthetic turf fields making young athletes sick?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
there needs to be more action by the government." Her husband Mike compares crumb rubber to materials like asbestos or the pesticide DDT - both thought to be useful products until their dangers were discovered. Turf industry: No studies prove... Read more
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express
Are PESTICIDES to blame for decline in wild bees? THE decline of wild bees across England is linked to the use of controversial
Are PESTICIDES to blame for decline in wild bees?
express / Posted 8 days ago
THE decline of wild bees across England is linked to the use of controversial pesticides, according to scientists. The decline of bees across England is linked to pesticides - namely... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Maine Wardens investigate after seagull dies from rat poison in OgunquitOgunquit residents are angry after hearing reports that rat poison is being use
Maine Wardens investigate after seagull dies from rat poison in Ogunquit
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 9 days ago
Ogunquit residents are angry after hearing reports that rat poison is being used along the town’s beach. Click to watch News 9's coverage. “It's a serious problem,” Ogunquit resident Rob Cohen said. “I don't know why it would ever be done. (I’m)... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Brazil defeated the mosquito that spreads Zika once before — few expect it to do so againthan 1,600 birth defects in Brazilian infants. The young woman, Carla Andreia
Brazil defeated the mosquito that spreads Zika once before — few expect it to do so again
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
than 1,600 birth defects in Brazilian infants. The young woman, Carla Andreia de Sousa, asked what symptoms she should watch for. “We see on the news that there are many people getting sick,” she said. But most people with Zika don’t... Read more
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Island Packet
Watch out, mosquitoes: These guys have a blast spraying you with pesticideabout a low cloud ceiling. But there was no rain in the immediate area, and the
Watch out, mosquitoes: These guys have a blast spraying you with pesticide
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
about a low cloud ceiling. But there was no rain in the immediate area, and the winds were calm. He walked downstairs and watched as Davy towed the Bronco out of the hangar. The plane sat on the tarmac, and Appleton walked around it for one last... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Experts afraid California’s West Nile cases could spikeLeonard Carpenter, who uses a handheld fogger to kill adult mosquitoes, walks b
Experts afraid California’s West Nile cases could spike
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Leonard Carpenter, who uses a handheld fogger to kill adult mosquitoes, walks by a public posting about the spraying of pesticide early Monday next to Mystic Field in Lakeview. So far, Riverside and San Bernardino counties have not experienced the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
In South Texas, Fair Wages Elude Farmworkers, 50 Years After Historic StrikeIf you watch a watermelon harvest you may never think about the pink summery fr
In South Texas, Fair Wages Elude Farmworkers, 50 Years After Historic Strike
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
If you watch a watermelon harvest you may never think about the pink summery fruit again the same way. Two pickers walk the rows. They bend over and grab the 20-pound gourds and pitch them to a man perched on the side of a dump truck, who heaves... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In South Texas, Fair Wages Elude Farmworkers, 50 Years After Historic StrikeIf you watch a watermelon harvest you may never think about the pink summery fr
In South Texas, Fair Wages Elude Farmworkers, 50 Years After Historic Strike
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
If you watch a watermelon harvest you may never think about the pink summery fruit again the same way. Two pickers walk the rows. They bend over and grab the 20-pound gourds and pitch them to a man perched on the side of a dump truck, who heaves... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Battle for our Birds about to start in Fiordlandwith aerial application of non-toxic cereal baits to encourage rats and possums
Battle for our Birds about to start in Fiordland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
with aerial application of non-toxic cereal baits to encourage rats and possums to eat baits containing biodegradable 1080 pesticide when applied some days later.Signs will be placed at entrances to operational areas informing of pest control... Read more
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Boston Globe
Monarch butterflies fly free at Fresh Pondtake the nature where you can get it.” The Cambridge Water Department hosted t
Monarch butterflies fly free at Fresh Pond
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
take the nature where you can get it.” The Cambridge Water Department hosted the event. Itfounded the Fresh Pond Monarch Watch Project, a group that aims to raise awareness about monarch population decline and habitat loss. Monarch habitats are... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
ANN LOVEJOY | Hosting native butterfliesThough the plight of bees gets more buzz, native butterfly populations are also
ANN LOVEJOY | Hosting native butterflies
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Though the plight of bees gets more buzz, native butterfly populations are also suffering, both from widespread pesticide use and loss of habitat. Happily, just as we might plant a garden to bring in the bees, we can also create butterfly gardens... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Advocates Call for Meaningful Public Participation in Federal Regulation of Biotechthe Food and Drug Administration has failed to engage the public in any meaning
Advocates Call for Meaningful Public Participation in Federal Regulation of Biotech
CommonDreams.org / Posted 21 days ago
the Food and Drug Administration has failed to engage the public in any meaningful way. “Release of GE products — and the pesticides they rely on — into the market and the environment have the potential for real and immediate adverse impacts on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Govt taking stringent steps to prevent entry of diseased produce — Uggahthreats of mango seed weevil, red palm weevil and the noxious Mexico weed (Part
Govt taking stringent steps to prevent entry of diseased produce — Uggah
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
threats of mango seed weevil, red palm weevil and the noxious Mexico weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) are always there to watch out for,” he continued. On a related note, Uggah reminded that greater emphasis on international trade in agriculture... Read more
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Medical News Today
In the raw: To cook or not to cook?dairy products, such as unpasteurized milk and raw yogurt. Organic produce is
In the raw: To cook or not to cook?
Medical News Today / Posted 21 days ago
dairy products, such as unpasteurized milk and raw yogurt. Organic produce is preferable where possible, to avoid toxic pesticide residues. However, advocates concede that may nonorganic foods may be appropriate if limited availability would... Read more
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Daily Mail
Terminix offers $87M settlement to injured Delaware familyduring Caribbean vacation Terminix offered to pay $87 million after a family o
Terminix offers $87M settlement to injured Delaware family
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
during Caribbean vacation Terminix offered to pay $87 million after a family of four nearly died from the company's use of pesticide methyl bromide Methyl bromide has been banned for more than 30 years and is considered a potential... Read more
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Daily Mail
The foods you thought were vegetarian but aren'tin frozen packaged vegetables including Green Giant's Broccoli and Carrot Steam
The foods you thought were vegetarian but aren't
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
in frozen packaged vegetables including Green Giant's Broccoli and Carrot Steamers - only available in the U.S. In the UK, watch out for vegetable 'steamers' packs which include other ingredients, including Birds Eye's Steamfresh Penne and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Edel: Some tips to keep your gardens green through the heatas a result of the conditions, earlier this week the Department of Environmenta
Edel: Some tips to keep your gardens green through the heat
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
as a result of the conditions, earlier this week the Department of Environmental Protection issued a water supply drought watch for North and Central Jersey. The drought watch affects the Northeast, Northwest and Central regions. These regions... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
The Zika Virus: A Healthwise Special with Karin McCayZika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ
The Zika Virus: A Healthwise Special with Karin McCay
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 26 days ago
Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented. CDC introduces new pesticide to fight ZikaCDC introduces new pesticide to fight Zika The CDC says it has been working on something new that... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
HOME GROWN: Japanese beetles worse than Godzilla in the gardenbut it is better to choose some insecticide and stop the destruction. Whatever
HOME GROWN: Japanese beetles worse than Godzilla in the garden
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
but it is better to choose some insecticide and stop the destruction. Whatever is eaten is never coming back. Some pesticides work better than others. One pesticide is a repellent: neem. It causes them to go elsewhere and chow... Read more
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Market Watch
What to expect from DuPont earningsbillion a year earlier. Minus performance chemicals, DuPont estimated second-qu
What to expect from DuPont earnings
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
billion a year earlier. Minus performance chemicals, DuPont estimated second-quarter 2015 sales at $7.12 billion. WHAT TO WATCH: -- CROP-PRICE PAIN: After the first quarter, DuPont's Q2 typically is its second-biggest period for seed and... Read more

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