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- City gardens have become havens for bees driven off farm land by pesticides and lack of flowers
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have found bees driven out of their natural habitats have found refuge in urban gardens and allotments.
Daily Mail. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- Bees With Circuit Board Backpacks Inform Researchers
Researchers are already using sensors on drones to monitor farmers fields and provide a whole host of statistics from moisture levels to pesticide loads. But drones are energy intensive and expensive. ...
Voice of America. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- Exposure to Pesticide, Metals Linked to Heart Disease
Workers who are exposed to pesticides or metals on the job may be significantly more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, a U.S. study suggests.
Newsmax. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- Pesticide, metal exposure tied to increased risk of heart disease
(Reuters Health) - Workers who are exposed to pesticides or metals on the job may be significantly more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019.
- The new green alternative for drug production
For the production of drugs, pesticides and smartphone displays, most of the processes are cost-intensive and generate a large amount of waste. Scientists have now succeeded in developing a resource-saving 'green' alternative.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019.
- How hormone-disrupting chemicals may harm our health
Evidence suggests chemicals like pesticides and phthalates may be linked to serious diseases like obesity, diabetes, brain disorders and fertility problems. It's detailed in Dr. ...
CBS News. Thursday, 3 Jan 2019.
- How Investing In Regenerative Agriculture Can Help Stem Climate Change Profitably
Organic regenerative agriculture goes beyond even traditional sustainable agricultural approaches to improve the health of the soil, sequestering carbon and reducing the need for inputs from water to pesticides. ...
Forbes. Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018.
- Workplace exposure to pesticides and metals linked to heightened heart disease risk
Workplace exposure to metals and pesticides is linked to a heightened risk of heart disease in Hispanic and Latino workers, reveals new research.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018.
- Colorado issues advisory over pesticides on pot
The affected products include marijuana plant material and other products derived from marijuana cultivated by Crossroads Wellness LLC, which does business under the name Boulder Botanics.
ABC News. Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018.
- Organic wine market growing fast but to remain niche: study
The market for organic wine will grow rapidly in the next five years as environmentally-conscious consumers increasingly favor pesticide-free wines, but their market share will remain relatively small globally, a study showed.
Reuters. Friday, 23 Nov 2018.
- Colorado issues advisory over pesticide on pot
State officials issued a health and safety advisory due to the presence of an unapproved pesticide on some medical marijuana products.
ABC News. Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018.
- California recommends new restrictions on popular pesticide blamed for harming babies
California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies. ...
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 15 Nov 2018.
- Pesticide Contamination Is a Growing Cannabis Safety Concern
Marijuana's continuing status as illegal under federal law makes the job of regulating it for consumer safety much harder.
Entrepreneur. Friday, 9 Nov 2018.
- Spying on bees reveals pesticides impair social behavior
A new study has shown that the behaviour of bees is greatly affected by pesticides making them incapable of foraging outside the nest. The study was published in American Science journal.
Daily Mail. Friday, 9 Nov 2018.
- Regulator misses its own deadline for review of chemical linked to brain damage in babies
Despite suffering extensive staff losses since being forced to move to Armidale, the pesticides regulator blames delays in a critical review of a popular insecticide on "complexity of information".
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018.
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