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Welcome to NCAP's blog: The Buzz! Here you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about the latest efforts to reduce pesticides, tips for finding effective alternatives, and what you can do to help create a safe world and protect the health of people and the environment.

Toolbox Tip: Winterize

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 22, 2010 02:08 PM
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Keeping your home free of insects and rodents this winter. read more...

California Tax Dollars Fund Pro-pesticide Campaign

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 22, 2010 01:53 PM
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture and the USDA award $180,000 to pesticide PR campaign. read more...

The Buzz on Corporate CCD Research

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 20, 2010 01:31 PM
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A summary of the recent media discussion on possible causes of bee colony collapse disorder. read more...

Pesticide Free Parks

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 12, 2010 01:25 PM
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We interviewed pesticide reform activist, Kathryn Goldman and Parks Superintendent, Jen Smith to get their take on why pesticide free parks are important. Here's what they had to say. read more...

Bed Bugs, Propoxur and the EPA

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 06, 2010 07:25 PM

Some thoughts on the national discussion happening around a recently banned pesticide. read more...

Matching Gift Campaign a HUGE Success!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Oct 01, 2010 12:36 PM
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Thanks to Mountain Rose Herbs and King Estate Winery, NCAP raised more than $12,500 through our matching gift campaign! read more...

Pesticides and Breast Cancer

by aseligmann — last modified Oct 01, 2010 12:00 AM

Every October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are educated about the importance of early detection through regular screening. Early diagnosis of breast cancer increases a woman's chances of surviving breast cancer. But what causes breast cancer? Can it be prevented? read more...

Purchase Art and Support NCAP!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Sep 24, 2010 02:35 PM
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NCAP is proud to announce its fundraising partnership with Artful Vision! read more...

Take Action: Revise the EPA's Label Review Manual

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 21, 2010 03:12 PM
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The US EPA has created an online discussion forum to solicit input for their Label Review Manual, a tool they publish to help people understand the pesticide labeling process. read more...

Groundbreaking study shows Roundup link to birth defects

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 21, 2010 02:22 PM

International scientists confirm dangers of Roundup at GMO-Free Regions Conference in Brussels read more...