Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tag: neonicotinoids

Common insecticide threatens survival of wild, migrating birds

Neonicotinoids are harming more than bees.

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."

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?

Honeybee colonies are on the rise

The number of U.S. honeybee colonies has risen 27% since last year.

EPA acknowledges proven dangers of bee-killing pesticides but refuses to restrict...

Neonicotinoids have already been banned by the European Union, it is time they were banned here.

Maryland Passes a Bill to Save Its Bees

Maryland is poised to become the first state to ban a popular pesticide for consumer use.

Fight pollinator decline

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."