Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: bees

National week of action: Consumers demand an end to foods grown...

Many store brand foods, like Kroger’s, are heavily contaminated with glyphosate, organophosphates, and neonicotinoids.

500,000 bees killed by Texas arsonist

"It's bad enough to think in today's world this would happen, but dumping them over and then setting fire to them is beyond comprehension."

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency...

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

Glyphosate could be factor in bee decline, study warns

"We need better guidelines for glyphosate use, especially regarding bee exposure, because right now the guidelines assume bees are not harmed by the herbicide."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Infowars gets banned, U.S. Fish and Wildlife turns against saving the bees, and more.

US Fish and Wildlife Service lifts ban on neonicotinoids linked to...

"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."

EU bans neonicotinoid insecticides everywhere except greenhouses

The risk neonicotinoid insecticides poses on both honeybees and wild bees as well as concerns for food production and the environment brought the EU to its announcement on Friday.

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

EPA considers spraying bee-killing pesticide despite scientific evidence showing massive harm

Why isn't the EPA considering restricting these products instead of expanding their use?

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