PANUPS: Resource Pointer #128

                         P A N U P S
                   Pesticide Action Network 
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                       Updates Service

Resource Pointer #128

May 28, 1997

For copies of the following resources, please contact the 
appropriate publishers or organizations directly.


*National Organic Directory, 1997.* Community Alliance with 
Family Farmers (CAFF). Provides information about labeling, 
certification and laws pertinent to organic products. Lists 
organic farmers, wholesalers, farm suppliers, resource 
groups, publications and certification organizations, 
including brief descriptions and contact information. Lists 
organic commodities bought and sold worldwide (most listings 
are in U.S.). Chapters describe issues important to organic 
agriculture, such as organic food exports, certification, 
National Organic Standards, U.S. state organic laws, organic 
marketing and the internet. 386 pp. US$44.95 (plus $3.48 
sales tax in California) plus $6 shipping (contact CAFF for 
shipping fees to other countries). CAFF, P.O. Box 363, Davis, 
CA 95617; phone (916) 756-8518; fax (916) 756-7857; email 

*The Crop Protection Directory, International Edition, 1997.* 
Elaine Warrell, ed. Gives contact information and 
descriptions of organizations, businesses, government 
agencies, associations and other entities related to crop 
protection worldwide. Organizes information according to 
subject area, including international funding, agrochemicals, 
IPM, biotechnology, public health/vector control, crop 
storage, environment and information sources. Includes brief 
overview of each of these subjects. 322 pp. US$215. Elaine 
Warrell Associates, 105 Lee Road, London SE3 9DZ, UK; phone 
(44 181) 852-6158; fax (44 181) 297-0789.

*1997 International Pesticide Directory, 1997.* Research 
Information. Provides contact information for pesticide 
manufacturers worldwide, and lists each company's pesticide 
products. Provides one-sentence descriptions of 3,200 
pesticide products including names of active ingredients, and 
cross lists this with 633 active ingredients. 126 pp. US$68. 
Research Information, Ltd., 222 Maylands Avenue, Hemel 
Hempstead, Herts. HP2 7TD, UK; phone (44 144) 221-3222; fax 
(44 144) 225-9395; email resinf@globalnet.co.uk.

*The Environmentalist's Guide to the Public Library, 1997.* 
Libraries for the Future. Describes how to use public 
libraries for researching information for environmental 
campaigns or organizing. Discusses information available in 
libraries, such as useful books, as well as information that 
can be accessed with help from libraries, such as internet 
resources or certain government documents. Includes several 
case studies of how environmental organizations use libraries 
and how libraries develop their potential as environmental 
resource centers. Provides contact information and brief 
descriptions of organizations that provide environmental 
information. 32 pp. Free. Libraries for the Future, 121 West 
27th Street, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10001; phone toll free 
(800) 542-1918 or (212) 352-2342; email lff@lff.org; 

*Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) 
Web Page.* NCAP. Updated web site provides information about 
pesticides and alternatives. Currently provides fact sheets 
about pesticides imazapyr and glyphosate (Roundup), and 
control of ants and cockroaches. Includes action alerts and 
allows web site visitors to sign up for free copy of "Journal 
of Pesticide Reform," NCAP's quarterly periodical. Lists fact 
sheets and articles available from NCAP. NCAP, P.O. Box 1393, 
Eugene, OR 97440; phone (541) 344-5044; fax (541) 344-6923; 
email ncap@pesticide.org; http://www.efn.org/~ncap.

We encourage those interested in having resources listed in 
the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of 
publications, videos or other sources to our office (address 
listed below) or to contact Information Program Associate 
Adam Kirshner for further information.  

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