Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: pollinators

Fish and Wildlife Service lists subspecies of silverspot butterfly under Endangered...

The silverspot butterfly isn't in immediate danger of extinction, but rather science indicates that it will likely be endangered in the near future.

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.

Pollinator decline puts tropical crops worldwide at risk

“Our findings underscore the urgent need to take global action to mitigate climate change, alongside efforts to slow down land use changes and protect natural habitats to avoid harming insect pollinators.”

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.”

Pesticides drifting to unintended flowers could harm pollinators, study finds

Being exposed to multiple pesticides is concerning for the health of bees and could have serious implications for crop production, the function of ecosystems and human health.

Deadly pesticide still legal in US can harm bee populations for...

The latest research offers another argument that U.S. regulators should follow the EU and ban neonicotinoids.

Beekeepers file lawsuit against EPA for approval of insecticide linked to...

"When brought back to the hive sulfoxaflor "can impair the colony’s ability to breed, forage, fight disease and survive the winter."

Too Many of the Birds, Bees, and Butterflies That Pollinate Crops...

A new international report on pollinators highlights the threats faced by the wild species that farmers rely on.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.