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2014-08-12 23:10:29

The Children's Environmental Health Network and the American Academy of Pediatrics comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed revisions for the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard with respect to pesticides. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to better protect agricultural workers and pesticide...

2014-07-21 08:27:36

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others) & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to...

2014-07-03 12:22:30

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report entitled, "Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others (Macrocyclic Lactones, Phenylpyrazoles, and Benzoylureas)], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Insecticides Market is...

2014-05-23 23:02:31

Pesticides Market was valued at $51.4b in 2013 to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% annually. Pesticides is segmented into herbicide, Insecticide, fungicide and others comprising 39.9%, 29.5%, 20.3% & 10.2%. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/pesticides-reports-3069522751.html. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 North America has traditionally been a high consumer of pesticides. The prime factor that drives the pesticide market in this region is a steady rise in the demand of agricultural...

2014-04-08 16:20:59

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by leading environmental advocate Penny Newman and residents of the poisoned Wildomar community shows that state toxics regulators doctored data in a preliminary investigation of the Autumnwood housing complex to avoid pinpointing what has poisoned the Riverside County residents and skip any cleanup, Consumer Watchdog said today. "State toxics regulators have shown by their actions that they don't want...

2014-02-05 12:22:40

Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval of up to 383 pesticide products containing 23 active ingredients including many with links to cancer and water contamination. After a legal challenge by Equiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, the federal government will examine these pesticide products, which contain...

Bumblebees Shrinking Pesticide
2014-01-20 14:56:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, pesticides could be causing worker bees to shrink. A study by researchers from the Royal Holloway University of London found that exposure to pesticides causes worker bumblebees to grow less and hatch at a smaller size. The team found that prolonged exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide reduces the size of individual bees produced by a colony. The team researched colonies...

Exposure To Pesticides Key Factor In Causing Bee Colonies To Fail
2013-10-07 07:17:03

Royal Holloway, University of London Scientists from Royal Holloway University have found that when bees are exposed to low levels of neonicotinoid pesticides - which do not directly kill bees - their behavior changes and they stop working properly for their colonies. The results showed that exposure to pesticides at levels bees encounter in the field, has subtle impacts on individual bees, and can eventually make colonies fail. This discovery provides an important breakthrough in...


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