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Coyote Control Based on Scientific House of Cards

Coyote Control Based on Scientific House of Cards Complaint Seeks to End Federal Reliance on Flawed 42-Year-Old Study Washington, DC — Federal strategy and funding for coyote control efforts are all rooted in one inaccurate, speculative, and outmoded 1975 study,...

USDA Scientific Integrity Policy Sputtering, Survey Shows

USDA Scientific Integrity Policy Sputtering, Survey Shows Scientists Say Politics and Fear Loom Over Agricultural and Forestry Research Washington, DC — Scientists inside the U.S Department of Agriculture do not see a culture of scientific integrity taking hold from...

USDA Justifies Scientific Suppression as Its Policy

USDA Justifies Scientific Suppression as Its Policy Confidential Agency Panel Approves Censorship and Media Gag Orders Washington, DC — Under its policy purporting to protect scientific integrity, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is entitled to do just the opposite,...

USDA Sued to End Scientific Censorship

USDA Sued to End Scientific Censorship Unconstitutional Restraints on Publishing and Weak Integrity Protections at Issue Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture should stop censoring scientific findings for political reasons and significantly strengthen...

USDA Axes Webinars on Neonic Insecticide Risks

USDA Axes Webinars on Neonic Insecticide Risks Topic Deemed “Not Appropriate” for Official and Outreach Education Programs Washington, DC — Web-based training sessions about powerful new insecticides seeping into some of the continent’s most sensitive wetlands were...