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March 19, 2015 | Feature

Pesticides in Paradise

Genetically engineered crops testing in Hawai'i has reinvigorated a larger debate over whether communities should have a say in what happens within their own borders. Malia Chun and a community of activists along with council member Gary Hooser and Earthjustice attorney Paul Achitoff work for protections from the environmental and health threats intrinsic to this kind of industry.

March 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Celebrating Creative Women in a Climate Crisis

Wherever Women’s History Month is observed, there are people celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, but even the wildly original Carson owed a debt to the courageous women who came before her.

February 17, 2015 | Blog Post

Enlist Duo: EPA Approves Heinous Herbicide

Earthjustice has filed a motion to stay the EPA's approval of the herbicide Enlist Duo on the grounds that the agency violated the Endangered Species Act.

February 6, 2015 | Feature

Infographic: Following the Fruits of a Romantic Date

First dates require a special touch, like a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a basket filled with luscious strawberries, or a bottle of the finest wine. But what about the people and places that harvested those crops before the date? How do they fare?

January 22, 2015 | Blog Post

Hugs Laced with Pesticides

Elvia Vasquez, a former farmworker sickened while working in the fields of California, now educates farm laborers to prevent more poisonings.

December 1, 2014 | Blog Post

A Food Fight For Our Times

Food is inherently linked to food production, the protection of workers and the environment

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