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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

By Sheila Harrington, Posted April 11th, 2013

How do we know if these labels, and their higher prices, mean anything?

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New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 2nd, 2012

Non-lethal doses of common pesticides can still lead to colony collapse…

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Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 29th, 2012

The EPA is being sued for failing to respond to a 2008 petition to ban 2,4-D from lawn care products…

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7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 24th, 2011

Sustainable, organic farming practices are the best way to feed the future…

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Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children

Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2011

Three new studies find evidence linking organophosphate pesticides with adverse effects on cognitive development in children…

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Prenatal pesticide exposure may raise risk of ADHD in children

Prenatal pesticide exposure may raise risk of ADHD in children

By Eartheasy, Posted November 4th, 2010

Recent study alerts us to unrecognized environmental threats to child development.

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Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

By Daniel Cressey, Posted August 9th, 2010

Organic agriculture promotes more balanced communities of natural predators

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6 reasons to avoid using “weed ‘n feed” on your lawn

6 reasons to avoid using “weed ‘n feed” on your lawn

By Eartheasy, Posted June 29th, 2010

For the health of our families, neighbors and our environment, pesticide use should be a measure of last resort. Especially when there are safe alternatives.

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

While the use and prevalence of pesticides is increasing, the long-term health implications are still being studied. Here are 6 ways to limit your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides.

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Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

Study finds that that exposure to pesticides could be harmful even at levels commonly found in children’s environment.

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Are pesticides causing Parkinson’s disease?

Are pesticides causing Parkinson’s disease?

By Robin Marantz Henig, OnEarth Magazine, Posted June 22nd, 2009

30-plus years of research sheds light on a hidden connection…

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Most homes in US found to harbor lingering pesticides

Most homes in US found to harbor lingering pesticides

By Eartheasy, Posted June 19th, 2009

A recent survey reveals alarming numbers of lingering pesticides in US homes…

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Pesticides & Kids – why you should be concerned

Pesticides & Kids – why you should be concerned

By Karen R. Forbes, Posted January 28th, 2009

We are adding more chemicals in one form or another to our soil, food, water and homes. Is this a healthy trend?

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Outdoor Pesticides – are they worth the risk?

Outdoor Pesticides – are they worth the risk?

By Kimberly Monaghan, Posted January 28th, 2009

Now is the time to take a second look at what we decide to pass on to our families, our pets and our environment.

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Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops

Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops

By University of Oregon, Posted January 28th, 2009

Many farmers applying pesticides to boost crop yields may instead be contributing to growth problems, scientists report in a new study.

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Monitoring the air quality in your home

Monitoring the air quality in your home

By Kate Callander, Posted January 28th, 2009

According to the EPA, up to 85% of our exposure to pesticides comes from indoor sources.

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Lawn care chemicals: how toxic are they?

Lawn care chemicals: how toxic are they?

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

The benefits of using lawn care chemicals are easy to see, but the effects they may have on your family’s health and the environment are less obvious.

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Go for an Edible Estate …the case against lawns

Go for an Edible Estate …the case against lawns

By Frtiz Haeg, Metropolis Books, Posted January 28th, 2009

Why do we dedicate so much property to something that requires precious resources, endless hours and contaminates our air and water?

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