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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides.

Dioxin Homepage.

Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA).

PAN Pesticide Data Base.

Rachel Carson Council, Inc. (Pesticide Information).

Rachel's Environment & Health News.

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

In the Library: Articles

Drabble, Nancy. "Pesticide legislation reform: accord between industry & environmentalists," Environment 27,10 (12/85).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Altman, Jack (ed.) Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial & Deleterious Effects (Boca Raton FL:CRC, 1993).

Dinham, Barbara (comp.)The Pesticide Hazard: A Global Health & Environmental Audit (London: Zed, 1993).

__________. The Pesticide Trail: The Impact of Trade Controls on Reducing Pesticide Hazards in Developing Countries (London: Pesticide Trust, 1995).

Environmental Law Institute. Pesticide Regulation Deskbook (Washington, 2000).

Evans, Shirley King. Pesticide Residues in Food (Beltsville MD: National Agricultural Library, 1990).

Fagin, Dan & Marianne Lavell. Toxic Deception: How the Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law, & Endangers Your Health (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 1999).

Farah, Jumanah. Pesticide Policies in Developing Countries: Do They Encourage Excessive Use? (Washington: Worlk Bank, 1994).

Fricker, Ronald D. Jr. Pesticide Use During the Gulf War: A Survey of Gulf War Veterans (Santa Monica: Rand Corp., 2000).

Gips, Terry. Breaking the Pesticide Habit (?: International Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, 1988)

Grossman, Karl. The Poison Conspiracy (Sag Harbor NY, 1983).

Hornsby, Arthur G. Pesticide Properties in the Environment (NY: Springer, 1996).

Mott, Lawrie & Karen Snyder. Pesticide Alert: A Guide to Pesticides in Fruits & Vegables (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1987).

Penagos, Homero; Michael O'Malley & Howard Maibach. Pesticide Dermatosis (Boca Raton FL: CRC, 2001).

Pimentel, David & Hugh Lehman (eds.) The Pesticide Question: Environment, Economics, & Ethics (NY: Chapman & Hall, 1993).

Postel, Sandra. Defusing the Toxics Threat: Controlling Pesticides & Industrial Waste (Washington: Worldwatch Institute, 1987).

Siskind, Linda. The Pesticide Syndrome (San Francisco: Earthwork, 1979).

Souder, William. A Plague of Frogs (NY: Hyperion, 2000).

Tallian, Laura. The Pesticide Jungle: The Incredible Story of Poisons in Milk (El Cajon CA: n.p., 1966).

Tomlin, C.D.S. The Pesticide Manual: A World Compendium (12th ed.; Farnham UK: British Crop Protection Council, 2000).

US Environmental Protection Agency. Pesticide Fact Handbook (Park Ridge NJ: Noyes, 1990).

Van den Bosch, Robert. The Pesticide Conspiracy [1978] (Berkeley: U. California, 1989).

Vighi, Marco & Enzo Funari (eds.) Pesticide Risk in Groundwater (Boca Raton: Lewis, 1995).

Walker, Kathleen; James Liebman & William Pease. Pesticide-Induced Disruptions of Agricultural Ecosystems (Berkeley CA: California Policy Seminar, 1995).

Wargo, John. Our Children's Toxic Legacy: How Science & Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides (New Haven: Yale, 1998).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

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In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Cost of Cotton" [1978], dir. Luis Argueta & David Temple, 28m. From Cinema Guild. Pesticide abuse in Guatemalan cotton production.

"Pesticides & Pills: For Export Only" [1981], dir. Robert Richter. "Part I: Pesticides," 57m. From Robert Richter Productions.



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