Lucas Noyes
Lucas Noyes

White Atrazine and it's effects are not disputed, there are many more issues affecting frog populations than just this issue. The links between rapid declining frog numbers and Atrazine is not so well established. Other pollutants in the environment, damage to waterway ecosystems and climate change are having a vastly larger effect.

Kerry Kriger
Kerry Kriger
  • Lucas Noyes

Perhaps true Lucas, but when you consider there are 18,000 other registered pesticides in the USA, you can imagine the overall threat from pesticides that amphibians face.

Patsy Harmsen
Patsy Harmsen
  • Lucas Noyes

But Lucas, the use of atrazine still on Tasmanian forest plantations must be contributing much to waterway ecosystem damage in Tasmania.

Tomi Sapp
Tomi Sapp

It's not just frogs that are affected. But their cause alone is worth the ban.

Lola Hayes Richards
Lola Hayes Richards

Humans and frogs share half our DNA. If Atrazine has proven to be harmful to frogs, imagine what affect it's having on humans. For the sake of the world's remaining frog populations, and for the health of ourselves and our children, I urge the United States Environmental Protection Agency to place a federal ban on the sale and use of Atrazine.

Mark Donners
Mark Donners
  • Lola Hayes Richards

I don't have much hope for the EPA since it's corrupt to the core and in the pockets of criminal corporations . Europe just implemented a continent wide ban on the neonicotinoids..the nerve agent pesticides that are killing off bees and pollinators..Europe came to their senses much to dismay of the terrorist poison corporations, Bayer, Sygenta, Dow and Monsanto, but of course the EPA in the US immediately declared they would not ban those nerve agent poisons, even though they know full well...

I don't have much hope for the EPA since it's corrupt to the core and in the pockets of criminal corporations . Europe just implemented a continent wide ban on the neonicotinoids..the nerve agent pesticides that are killing off bees and pollinators..Europe came to their senses much to dismay of the terrorist poison corporations, Bayer, Sygenta, Dow and Monsanto, but of course the EPA in the US immediately declared they would not ban those nerve agent poisons, even though they know full well their neonicotinoids are responsible for 65% of the bees in the US being already gone. Without pollinators in the ecology that would also be the end of food crops but the EPA would murder all of America if it meant a short term profit for their circle of thugs.

San Bej
San Bej

Stop it now they decline everywhere.

Charmaine Shannon
Charmaine Shannon

This PESTICIDE needs to be BANNED IMMEDIATELY! Left UNNOTICED for too mant years...

BillBob Fox
BillBob Fox

and pictures of the little fellows are on my page as they come up and 'off' their tails to rise up out of their 'nurseries' to be adults. set a brick in a flower bed and watch them sun themselves, a limb laying across the aquarium to climb up onto and they are happy little fellows. ialso 'home' redt oads in all my flowerbeds by laying broken pottery down to make a hiding protected space for them. the little toads are exact to the parent, just tiny. I have no plant pest problems! food for frogs.

BillBob Fox
BillBob Fox

here in louisiana the air emmissions from fracking drilling gas wells is so bad the natural water breeding areas have shiny skims on top, no life underneath, I have well water and 500 gallon aquarium, 200 gallon, and several baby pools I keep filled with clean water, tiny duck weed grow son top. the tree frogs of several species come down to mate, bellow, sing, lay eggs , then go back up. I get such joy knowing I help just a little. no chemicals of any kind are used around my 7 acres,...

here in louisiana the air emmissions from fracking drilling gas wells is so bad the natural water breeding areas have shiny skims on top, no life underneath, I have well water and 500 gallon aquarium, 200 gallon, and several baby pools I keep filled with clean water, tiny duck weed grow son top. the tree frogs of several species come down to mate, bellow, sing, lay eggs , then go back up. I get such joy knowing I help just a little. no chemicals of any kind are used around my 7 acres, backed up to a restore the wetlands project. just a little help. if the wateri is clean, they will come.

Jose Bulatao Jr
Jose Bulatao Jr

We need to be mindful that "all creatures, great and small" must find ways to live in harmony with one another. To obliterate a species is a form of genocide! What goes around, comes around! MrB

Lee McFadyen
Lee McFadyen

Lucas Noyes points out that the fact that atrazine affects frogs is not disputed BUT many other factors must be considered. OK, lets consider them too, and do something about them.. Right now lets deal with atrazine and frogs.. Atrazine is the most commonly detected pesticide in rainwater, groundwater and tapwater in the USA. Surely this must be addressed so doing it for the frogs does it for all of us.

Vicky Mortenson
Vicky Mortenson

I know for a fact that we are killing the frogs and Bats as well. We used to have migrations of them and now nonel. Nonel. But you can't tell these silly basturds anything. They think we are crazy. And they will untill it's to late.

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