All farmers know of Roundup, the most effective weed killer. Now, courts are accepting that it likely kills much more than just weeds and that Monsanto has acted to cover up concerns about safety.
Even those among us who are affluent and live in luxury are not invulnerable to the dangers of an increasingly contaminated environment.
Two First Nations took large Bull trout contaminated with mercury to the B.C. legislature this week, to highlight the effects of the proposed Site C dam on their land.
Pollution is likely to be the most pressing global health issue in the coming years without effective prevention and clean-up efforts, experts say.
From a farmer's perspective, it is increasingly evident that neonicotinoids are being used in unacceptable ways. From an environmental perspective, the evidence of harm is overwhelming.
Agriculture in Canada is heading down a dangerous path, promoted by Health Canada's willingness to continue to approve the use of neonicotinoids despite the harm done by these chemicals.
There's a simple measure Manitobans can take to reduce their risk of cancer: urge the province to ban lawn and garden pesticides this spring.
Jan 11, 2014
2901 Windsor StreetHalifax , NS
Nova Scotia CA
This morning meeting invites members of Mi'kmaq and African Nova Scotian communities in the Halifax Regional Municipality to discuss historical and current concerns around environmental injustices.
The Friends of Pollinators Action Coalition and The Ontario Beekeepers' Association (OBA) are asking for your help to convince the federal government to ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.
Council of Canadians water campaigner Emma Lui and organizer Mark Calzavara will be participating in the 'Toxic Tour' in Sarnia and at the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, located on Lake Huron, on March 15.