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Heal Toxics is a member of the International POPs Elimination Network

This website provides resources on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) such as pesticides, dioxins, PCBs, and wastes. Valuable examples of community monitoring of health and environmental impacts of toxic chemicals are also furnished.

Further, there is an entire section devoted to chemical safety in its proper socio-political context or in relation to issues such as globalization and people's empowerment.

 

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Database and Online Information Services of Pesticide Action Network International:

PANNA's Water and Pesticides Information Center

PAN North America has launched a test version of the WaterPIC, a new web database with the latest available information about pesticide pollutants in California's rivers, creeks and other surface waters. This new tool makes it easy to see relationships between pesticide use and surface water impacts.

Chemical Pesticide Database

Comprehensive chemical database which includes toxicity, poisoning symptoms, ecotoxicity, registration, use data, links and information on alternatives. Documentation provides basic background information on many topics.

International Organic Cotton Directory

The International organic cotton directory web site was developed by PANNA, PAN Germany, and OTA and it provides the first fully indexed, international directory dedicated to organic cotton. It includes information on more than 250 farmers, companies and organizations working around the globe to grow the organic cotton market.

PANNA World Bank Project Database

This database is designed to assist NGOs and community members in identifying World Bank projects in their countries that may be increasing reliance on pesticides.

Global Pesticide Campaigner

The Global Pesticide Campaigner is the acclaimed tri-mesterly periodical providing news on pesticides, genetic engineering and sustainable agriculture from around the world.

Pesticide Advisor

The Pesticide Advisor is our one-stop guide to online information to help you with personal pest and pesticide problems. Topics include home, garden, pets, food, product information and pesticide exposure.

Pesticides in the News

Pesticides in the News is a daily listing of recent stories related to pesticides, genetic engineering and sustainable agriculture from about 400 news sources around the world.

Genetically-engineered Crops and Foods: A PANNA online presentation

This online presentation is a brief yet comprehensive online tutorial about genetically-engineered crops and foods. Colorful, well-documented, and easy to use.

Pesticide Action Network UK launches its new Pesticides and Alternatives Database

PAN UK launches its new pesticide research database www.pesticidelibrary.org. The database is a collection of bibliographic information, which cites over 6000 articles, reports and books relating to the health and environmental effects of pesticides, and alternatives to their use.

GM Contamination Register

GeneWatch UK and Greenpeace have launched an on-line, searchable web site that gives details of all the known cases of GM contamination of food, feed, seed and wild plants that have taken place worldwide.

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