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Global ban on Neonics needed to save pollinators and the Earth

Neonicotinoids (NNIs) are one of the most widely used insecticides in the world today. They are the perfect systemic pesticide. So perfect, in fact the European Environmental Agency says scientific data on its adverse effects may have been suppressed.

Pesticide DDT linked to Alzheimer’s

DDT may increase the risk of the neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer's, according to some troubling new research conducted by Rutgers University.

Pesticide banned for decades is harming California condors

Scientists have unraveled a mystery about why rare condors in the coastal redwood forests of central California are having problems reproducing. The culprit appears to be the long-ago banned pesticide DDT that lingers in our environment.

Review: 'Silent Spring' at fifty Special

There are very few books that can truly be said to have changed the world. "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson is one of those few: the seminal work in the founding of the modern environmental movement.

Khimki Forest rally, Russian concert banned, but Shevchuk sings Special

Moscow - The battle for Khimki Forest is gaining momentum after famed Russian musicians attended a rally at the Pushkin Square. City Hall originally allowed, then banned a music concert to go ahead.

Malawi going for DDT to fight malaria Special

Lilongwe - Malawi may soon start using DDT, an organochlorine pesticide, as a precaution in its fight against malaria in the country.

Op-Ed: Death By Radical Environmentalism

Two startling new reports illustrate how policies advanced by radical environmentalists have resulted in the deaths of tens of millions, and may yet result in the deaths of millions more.

Bed bugs a growing problem worldwide

Bed bugs were almost eradicated in Western countries in the 1940s and 1950s. The use of DDT and better hygiene caused bed bugs to almost disappear. They were still prevalent in other regions of the world such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe.
 

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Scientists have determined rare California condors are being harmed by DDT that has been banned for ...
Scientists have determined rare California condors are being harmed by DDT that has been banned for decades.
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