Pesticide Links

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Celdf is the nexus of Community Rights. Please visit there site for all the information that you need to understand the exciting new opportunities for environmental protection in the United States.

If you would like to watch a short video here is a link. video about coastal watersheds in Oregon

There are many news stories about the issue here in Oregon. Here is a good link to a News Story about herbicide exposure.

Pesticide Action Network North America

Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America, or PANNA) works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.

Beyond Pesticides

Beyond Pesticides (formerly National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., which works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.

THE CHEMISTRY OF GLYPHOSATE, a talk by Dr. Vries at the Trent University of Petersborough, Ontario, Canada

With great clarity, Dr. Vraine explains the chemistry of glyphosate, used massively as a weed killer on genetically modified crops.  Glyphosate and other pesticides are absorbed by living organisms (so cannot be washed off) and continue their action inside them.  Glyphosate robs organisms of essential metal atoms by binding to them.  Essentially, the organism then starves to death.

Unique Roundup Study Shows Massive Kidney and Liver Gene Function Alterations

A new ground-breaking peer-reviewed study has been published in Environmental Health Journal that shows the levels of glyphosate-based herbicides which the general public are commonly exposed to in drinking water, altered the gene function of over 4000 genes in the livers and kidneys of rats.