Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: neonicotinoids

California passes new bill to curb widespread use of neonicotinoid pesticides

The bill will limit the use of neonics to trained professionals beginning in 2025.

EPA assessment finds 3 popular neonicotinoid insecticides jeopardize endangered plants and...

The answer to prevent further extinction of up to 41 percent of the world's insects is a “serious reduction in pesticide usage.”

Neonicotinoids harm bees at far below the label recommended dose, study...

When the pesticide was applied at just 30 percent of the recommended dose, it still reduced the bees' reproduction by 90 percent.

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.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.