Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn
More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
Agricultural Workers Face Constant, Horrific Human Rights Violations, a New UN Report Shows
Each year, an average of 170,000 agricultural workers are killed at work globally.
The Pesticide in Your Produce is By No Means Safe
The UN has accused the pesticide industry of “systematic denial” of health and environmental harms.
I Brought DuPont to Trial for its Toxic Pesticide
It was causing babies to be born without eyes.
James L. Ferraro
EPA Goes Against Its Own Findings and Rejects Ban on Controversial Pesticide
"The EPA’s own analysis estimated that 1- to 2-year-old children are currently being exposed to levels of chlorpyrifos in their food that are 140 times higher than what the agency deems safe."
A Common Bug Killer May Be Causing Problems in Kids
High levels of exposure are linked to both autism and ADHD.
All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul
“We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the artists involved in the project.
Monsanto Is at the Center of a Huge Zika Conspiracy Theory
According to a recent report making the rounds, the endemic level of microcephaly in newborns could be caused by the chemical larvicide Pyroproxyfen which is used to protect Brazilian crops from pests.
The UK’s Most Widely Used Weed Killer Could Be Making Bread Toxic
In July, the UK’s Soil Association called for a ban on the use of glyphosate on wheat, a herbicide used by non-organic farmers to control weeds, saying that it could be carcinogenic.