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Farmers say Monsanto’s pesticide drifted from nearby farms and killed their crops. Now they need Monsanto seeds to fix them.
The dicamba saga continues.
The member states should stop hiding behind or even pointing the finger at the European Commission regarding the re-authorization of the world’s most commonly used weedkiller, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis said.
It's elegant, discreet and nearly odorless – but is vaping marijuana oil actually better for you than an old-fashioned joint?
Neonicotinoid insecticides are found in 75 percent of global honey samples and half contain a cocktail of chemicals.
The nominee, Andrew R. Wheeler, is a former aide to Senator James M. Inhofe, an outspoken denier of established science on climate change, and has worked as a lobbyist for Murray Energy.
The EU's efforts to regulate chemicals that potentially disrupt the body's hormones suffered a setback today when the European Parliament blocked a key proposal.
Oil drilling in Los Angeles has been associated with asthma, heart disease and low-birthweight babies. Close to 300,000 people in Kern County reside within a mile of an oil well.
The European Parliament on October 4 blocked a European Commission proposal that would have exempted some chemicals in pesticides from being identified as endocrine disruptors.
The stories we tell about the epidemic get things backward.
French daily Le Monde looks at the communications strategy of agrochemical giant Monsanto, and reveals that the firm tried to influence research on the safety of glyphosate, the main component of its herbicide Roundup.
The list shows dozens of environmental policies that the Trump administration has targeted, often in an effort to ease burdens on the fossil fuel industry.
One founded a consulting group that has produced research for chemical companies showing little or no human health risks for their products.
I thought I could, in my small way, “raise the migration” of the imperiled butterflies, but they got no help from me.
The European Parliament has vetoed the European Commission's proposal for criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals in biocides and pesticides, asking it to come up with a new proposal "without delay."
It's time the world woke up to the real impact of modern, industrial farming, says Philip Lymbery, author of Farmageddon and the Deadzone.
Monsanto, the controversial US agrochemical company, has kicked up some fresh drama in Europe.
MEPs today blocked a Commission proposal that would have exempted some chemicals from being identified as endocrine disruptors due to wider criteria.
PFOA has been phased out, but what are industries using in its place?
Back-to-the-landers who created the state's cannabis-growing industry decades ago may be left behind when the button-down crowd takes control of the new era of legal weed.
Minnesota ranks ninth nationally in organic production and sales with double-digit growth that mirrors trends around the country.