Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide

The new EPA report, Refined Ecological Risk Assessment for Atrazine, details atrazine’s harmful effects to plant and animal species in the United States. Here is an abstract of the more than 500 pages of report here: This refined assessment presents the ecological risks posed by the use of the herbicide atrazine. Based on the results … Continue reading Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide

Atrazine Info Cards

Atrazine turns male frogs into females — and it’s on our food and in our tap water: so we want it banned! These two-sided 4×6″ info cards are a great way to help spread the word about Atrazine. We are certain that the EPA will ban Atrazine…but they will not do so until we have … Continue reading Atrazine Info Cards

SAVE THE FROGS! Official Submission to the EPA regarding potential Atrazine ban

The US Environmental Protection Agency is now seeking public comments regarding a potential ban on Atrazine, one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States. The EPA’s call for comments was prompted by 10,012 petition signatures received from SAVE THE FROGS! supporters, and over 50,000 emails from supporters of the Center for Biological … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Official Submission to the EPA regarding potential Atrazine ban

California Bans The Importation Of Non-Native Frogs For Use As Food

Victory for California’s native amphibians! Millions of non-native American Bullfrogs enter San Francisco and Los Angeles each year from ports in China, Taiwan, Brazil and Uruguay. These farm-raised frogs are known carriers of a deadly chytrid fungus that has decimated California’s Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Populations, and caused the complete extinction of up to 100 amphibian … Continue reading California Bans The Importation Of Non-Native Frogs For Use As Food