These are the articles in our pipeline for this investigation series.
Please use the comment form at the end to request other articles or give input or feedback. Requesting articles and further information is warmly encouraged. The tone of these article titles may give the impression that we already think that “pesticides are bad.”
In some ways, true, partly because of the immense volume of evidence to date. Equally, a deliverer of a narrative must be faithful to their understanding, and not enforce sterile neutrality just to give the impression of unbiased journalism.
Pesticide Investigation Series Promo Video
Fun to watch and listen to. Only 90 seconds.
Are we Safe | Pesticide Residue Testing in Australia
The issue of knowing if our food contains pesticide residues and how much and how many contaminants is a pivotal story in the series.
Who else is noticing?
This piece gives a summary of reports, articles, and papers written by scientists, journalists and organisations on the issues presented in this Series.
We don’t need to be conspiratorial or alarmist. The data speaks for itself. We just find it, pay attention, look at it and present it. Powerful stuff.
Weed Wackers, Councils, and our Garden | It’s Still Coming
Governments, councils, weed-wakers, farmers and home gardeners continue to use Glyphosate (May 2016) even after it has been clearly shown to be extremely harmful to human health. Activism is the rent we pay for living on this beautiful earth. Raising awareness and non-violent getting in the face of local councils, handymen, sprayers, farmers and the government regulatory bodies (APVMA) is needed.
Weeds, Bugs, and Insects are pushing back.
Nature will find a way. After years of pesticide over-use, weeds are developing stubborn resistance, especially to glyphosate.
Let’s not gloss this over. Scientists and corporations are still senselessly flogging the dead horse of the “risk versus benefits” equation. Since the 1940’s this balance has slowly shifted to the extent that now Jupiter is on the same side of the balance scales as “risk”.