Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: bees

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?

EPA allowing widespread use of unapproved pesticides, study finds

“The chronic abuse of the emergency approval process has created a shortcut for pesticide companies looking to gain backdoor approval for use of harmful pesticides.”

75% of world’s honey laced with pesticides

The impact on bees of continuing to use these pesticides is expected to have widespread consequences.

Major new study shows pesticide risk to honey bees

Scientists are calling for a complete ban on neonics, but will governments listen?

Judge: EPA’s approval of bee-killing pesticides violated federal law

A U.S. District Court judge held that the EPA had unlawfully issued 59 pesticide registrations between 2007 and 2012 for a wide variety of agricultural, landscaping and ornamental uses.

Trump administration sued for suspending protections for endangered bumble bee

This is the third lawsuit NRDC has filed against the Trump administration for its attacks on regulation.

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