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November 6, 2014 | Blog Post

Top Four Reasons the American Bison Makes a Great Mascot

We get some interesting mail at Earthjustice, but one letter we received this week was too good not to share. It came from Detective Christopher Derry of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Fraud & Cyber Crimes Bureau, which immediately got our attention and had us on the verge of changing all our passwords.

November 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Pesticides in the Air: A Farmworker’s Reality

Victorino’s story is part two in a weekly series of personal narratives from farm and agricultural workers, illustrating the need for stronger worker and safety protections against pesticide exposure. To get beyond the statistics of 10,000 to 20,000 pesticide poisonings on farms a year in this country, we go to the frontlines, beginning in California.

November 5, 2014

Queen Martin

Queen Martin is an office assistant in the Washington, D.C., office.

November 4, 2014 | Blog Post

Blocking Pesticides From the Beehive

With the plight of the honeybee receiving much national attention lately, I checked up on an old friend of mine who is a beekeeper in Josephine County, Oregon. I intended to write about how her bees were faring, but once I heard her story, I quickly realized this post wasn’t going to be only about the perils of these bees.

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