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The Latest On: Pesticides

April 8, 2016 | Blog Post

Breaking the Cycle: Moving from Chemicals to Cover Crops

Legal battles over pesticides are full of twists and turns, but we can make a better case for dropping them by ensuring farmers have better alternatives to harmful chemicals. (Spanish language version available.)

March 29, 2016 | Blog Post

Farmworker Awareness Week: Cultivating Awareness and Celebrating Change

It’s National Farmworker Awareness Week, and people from all walks of life are taking action. They’re speaking up for their families and communities, advocating for stronger protections and redesigning agricultural practices to eliminate pesticides. (Spanish language version available.)

March 25, 2016 | Video

Growing Change

They told Jim Cochran no one cared about healthy food and healthy workers. He decided to prove them wrong. This is his story.

March 25, 2016 | Blog Post

Fixing Our Broken Food System

Our inefficient, chemical-laden system of food production is costing us not only a healthy environment, but also healthy years of our lives.

March 25, 2016 | Blog Post

The Massive Fish Kill Florida Could Have Prevented

Dead fish cover the beautiful Indian River Lagoon and the Banana River following a fish kill caused by a brown algae outbreak that was sparked by fertilizer, sewage and manure pollution.

March 2, 2016 | Blog Post

South Florida’s Tourist Season From Hell

Polluted wastewater from Big Sugar and other South Florida agricultural operations is being pumped onto Florida's coast, killing marine life and tourism business.


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