Tag: Claire Bernish

EPA Releases Study on Pesticides Killing Bees, Gets Sued Immediately by Beekeepers

By Claire Bernish A new study by the Environmental Protection Agency has found evidence through a study that backs what activists and environmentalists have asserted for years: one of the most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides can, indeed, cause declines in honeybee populations. But the agency’s…

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Study Proves Fluoride Does Not Promote Dental Health – US Teeth “Significantly” Worse than UK

By Claire Bernish Blowing the pro-water-fluoridation argument out of the water, a new study by Harvard and University College London just found Brits — notoriously crooked smiles and all — actually have better dental health than people in the United States. No, seriously. Despite a…

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Monsanto to Face Crimes Against Humanity Tribunal at International Criminal Court

By Claire Bernish The Netherlands — On Thursday, dozens of farming, sustainable food, and environmental justice groups announced they would bring insidious agrichemical giant and food-experimenter, Monsanto, to trial before The Hague for charges of ecocide and crimes against humanity and nature. The tribunal will commence, appropriately,…

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Forest Service Being Sued to Stop Nestle from Drawing Water in National Forest

By Claire Bernish San Bernardino National Forest — “The Story of Stuff Project, the California-based Courage Campaign Institute, and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit this week against the U.S. Forest Service for allowing Nestle to continue to bottle millions of gallons of water…

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Nestle Pays Only $524 to Extract 27,000,000 Gallons of California Drinking Water

By Claire Bernish Los Angeles, CA — Nestle has found itself more and more frequently in the glare of the California drought-shame spotlight than it would arguably care to be — though not frequently enough, apparently, for the megacorporation to have spontaneously sprouted a conscience. Drought-shaming…

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