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Old 03-23-2012, 09:47 AM   #1
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Morpho Butterfly 1 Commonly Used Herbicides Seen as Threat to Endangered Butterflies

Commonly Used Herbicides Seen as Threat to Endangered Butterflies
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A Washington State University toxicologist has found that three commonly used herbicides can dramatically reduce butterfly populations…
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Staff, I have to ask the question of how it is, being one who posts articles exemplifying the greed and ignorance of the human species post after post, that you're able to have the signature by Mencius that you do???
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Catch the last part of that article, “Each of the three herbicides in the Stark study operates differently, leading the researchers to think butterflies are being affected by inert ingredients or an effect on the butterflies' food source.” Still no disclosure of inert ingredients on labels yet we’ve been begging and pleading for years. The actual ingredients are still a “secret” and…. there’s still no testing on the formulations… just active ingredients>>>? Inert doesn’t exactly mean “safe”. Untested chemical cocktails is what we’re drenching our lands and life forms with and.... we're as much to blame for purchasing and using these products as those putting em on the shelves!!! Stop buying all pesticides other than that which is absolutely positively necessary!!! Just say no to their chemical cocktails and buy some decent hand tools.
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jack> I think I read somewhere that there's a couple of them starting those threads.

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Adding, they know we’ve got serious issues but…. they’re obviously not going to do anything about it in favor of kicking the can down the road, http://www.epa.gov/opprd001/inerts/inertdisclosure.html
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