Browsing the "pesticides" Tag

The Uninvited Bed Bug

March 16th, 2012 | by Tom Cranford

Bed bugs are making a resurgence and with them a rise in the use of toxic pesticides. But there are greener alternatives


WTF?! EPA Says RIP to Bees.

December 14th, 2010 | by Joe Mohr

EPA knowingly OK’s Bayer’s bee-killing pesticide. Related Links: The full Grist article whose text is in the cartoon. Wik-Bee Leaks:


Pesticides and ADHD (cartoon)

August 25th, 2010 | by Joe Mohr

From Grist: More research linking pesticide exposure to ADHD in kids Follow all of Mean Joe Green’s environmental cartoons on


Question: How to Curb CO2 Emissions and Feed the World?

June 18th, 2010 | by Michael Ricciardi

In a recent paper published on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences website (Greenhouse gas mitigation by agricultural intensification, by Jennifer A. Burney, Steven J. Davis, and David B. Lobell), the authors estimated the GHG emissions from U.S. agriculture for the period from 1961 through 2005--a period of great agricultural intensification--and show a massive decrease in GHG emissions as a result of this intensification



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