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How

KNOWLEDGE

Build awareness about effects of pesticides on our health and on our natural support systems.

 

Provide people resources and access to world-class information.

Allow for all people to be making informed decisions.

 

Link consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture institutions into a trusting relationship, to have frank, rapid and comprehensive exchange of available information and a common vision.

SOLUTIONS

Help reduce dependency – encourage safe alternatives to pesticides.

 

Address the social, economic and environmental problems faced by our communities, which stem form half century of lavish use of pesticides.

 

Point to viable economic alternatives to people struggling to make a living from imperiled environment due to the pesticide spiral.

 

Encourage local and organic culture.

CHANGE

Obtain regulation favorable to advanced agricultural practices in which agrochemical inputs and biological damage are curtailed.

 

Encourage similar regulation where pesticides are used outside agriculture.

 

Engage in a dialogue with the legislators to change of the current regulatory paradigm governing pesticides from that of a standard Risk Assessment to the more strict application of the Precautionary Principle.