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Anti-Science Environmentalists Ban ´Neonic´
Insecticides, Imperiling Global Health

Forbes, by Richard Tren

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 3/17/2014 5:24:28 AM

Some of history’s greatest advances in public health – especially in regions plagued by insect borne diseases – have come from the judicious use of pesticides to kill or repel the insect vector before it can infect human populations. Because the market for public health pesticides is relatively small, however, most of these vital chemistries were developed for larger agricultural uses. Unfortunately, that source of new products is increasingly under threat from shortsighted environmentalism and the European embrace of “precautionary” regulation. As unpleasant as this cold winter is, at least those annoying mosquitoes have disappeared and won’t be back for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/17/2014 6:13:20 AM     (No. 9771822)

NY already has its own eco-terrorists buried in the administration. Every single time CA bans something, NY immediately follows. You can´t kill a bug anymore in NY.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Catherine, 3/17/2014 7:34:12 AM     (No. 9771859)

Sounds like noose tightening on food. What better way to control the masses.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pasco, 3/17/2014 8:34:02 AM     (No. 9771940)

DDT

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wetenschapper, 3/17/2014 9:01:08 AM     (No. 9771988)

Rachel Carson´s since-discredited attack on DDT resulted in an estimated 3 million deaths from malaria. Most of those victims were children. Their Warmist agenda threatens economic disaster and starvation for many more living under subsistence conditions. Though accident or design, their goals are not so much pro-environment as they are anti-human.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/17/2014 9:19:16 AM     (No. 9772018)

Drive a Prius, ban GMO foods and eat organic?

Smile. You are poisoning the 3rd world with toxic heavy metals while ensuring their populations are ravaged by hunger and disease.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/17/2014 9:23:18 AM     (No. 9772025)

Rachel Carson´s Silent Spring is still the bible to many rabid EcoNazis. DDT could have prevented every one those deaths.. It was all about egg shell thinning of birds eggs, proven to be false. It did not stop, however, the EPA from collecting massive amounts of money from the corporations who manufactured the DDT. I know, because I worked for one, and SAW the quarterly check that went out to the thieves. Its ALWAYS about the money,, always.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: marthaville, 3/17/2014 11:07:30 AM     (No. 9772173)

It is a travesty that certain environmentalists have been able to block the use of GM seed. The hungry have to forgo food. The morons opposing GM seed care nothing about the hungry. If only modern farming methods and better seed were allowed to be used we could move on to farming for profit.

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