Friday, July 23, 2021

Tag: bees

Germany’s new wildflower meadows offer urban safe havens to bees and...

thanks to wildflower meadows being planted precisely to reverse precipitous declines in insect populations.

Walmart announces landmark pollinator health policy to protect against pesticides

The pollinator health policy will "source 100 percent of the fresh produce and floral we sell in our in-store produce department from suppliers that adopt integrated pest management practices, as verified by a third-party, by 2025."

New study finds undisclosed ingredients in Roundup lethal to bumblebees

"Will the Biden administration fix this problem, or will it allow the EPA to continue its past practice of ignoring the real-world harms of pesticides?"

Bumblebees face extinction from the climate crisis

"Our results show that we face a future with many less bumble bees and much less diversity, both in the outdoors and on our plates."

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

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."

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

Worker power

Together, you can change the rules, and build a world where workers have real power.

Video shows former Green Beret attacking police captain during Capitol riots

Despite the fact that McKellop was wearing a helmet and gas mask while allegedly assaulting the officers, federal investigators were able to identify him due to his clothing and a unique U.S. Army Special Forces patch on his backpack.

New report reveals top 15 retail giants that contribute most to climate crisis through...

"These findings reveal new environmental and public health impacts of retail companies' manufacturing and transport choices—and they are damning."