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  • adj. Opposing the use of pesticides.


anti- +‎ pesticide (Wiktionary)


  • Given the uncertainty, though, it seems close to hyperbole for Mr. Jacobsen to predict a "silent catastrophe" and a "fruitless fall" (a variation on Rachel Carson's antipesticide polemic of 1962, "Silent Spring") or to describe CCD as a "plague."

    Buzz Interrupted

  • Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson, by Amy Ehrlich, is a picture-book biography of the "Silent Spring" author and antipesticide pioneer.

    Growing Up Green


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