All Articles on Bees

Not Just the Bees, First-of-Its-Kind Study Shows Neonics May Be Killing Birds Too
"It's clear evidence these chemicals can affect populations."
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"It is inappropriate for EPA to solely rely on industry studies to justify bringing sulfoxaflor back into our farm fields," said Michele Colopy of the Pollinator Stewardship Council, a party to the suit. "Die-offs of tens of thousands of bee colonies continue to occur and sulfoxaflor plays a huge role in this problem. EPA is harming not just the beekeepers, their livelihood, and bees, but the nation’s food system." (Photo: Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) News
US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off
"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."
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Protesters hold balloons on January 20, 2018 in Berlin during a demonstration under the slogan "We are fed up" against agricultural politics and the use of glyphosate, dumping exports and for sustainable agriculture. News
Because 'A World Without Insects Is Not Worth Living In,' Germany Announces Plan to Ban Glyphosate
"What we need is more humming and buzzing."
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Honeybees, essential pollinators, are under threat due to a new Trump administration rule allowing widespread use of a dangerous pesticide. News
Groups Sue Trump's EPA in Response to 'Nauseating' Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticide
"Pure pro-pesticide politics."
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A protester holds dead bees News
Bolsonaro Greenlights New Pesticides Even as Advocates Mourn Half Billion Dead Bees in Brazil
"The death of all these bees is a sign that we're being poisoned."
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The Trump administration's budget cuts have led to a suspension of the USDA's tracking of honey bee populations. News
USDA Indefinitely Suspends Honey Bee Tracking Survey as States Get Approval to Use Bee-Killing Pesticide
"Yet another example of the Trump administration systematically undermining federal research on food safety, farm productivity, and the public interest writ large."
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Climate change is a slow-burning hurricane swirling over the entire planet. (Photo: FlaglerLive) Views
Green New Deal Me In
It should all be a call to arms no less urgent than that of the "Fate of the Earth."
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Environmentalism ain’t for the birds. (Photo: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Humanity Is About to Kill 1 Million Species in a Globe-Spanning Murder-Suicide
Earth’s ecosystems did not evolve to thrive amid the conditions that a global, advanced capitalist civilization of 7 billion humans has created
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'Terrifying': Rapid Loss of Biodiversity Placing Global Food Supplies at Risk of 'Irreversible Collapse'
"This should be at the top of every news bulletin and every government's agenda around the world."
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Aurelia Skipwith News
Trump Nominates Ex-Monsanto Exec to 'Help the Most Anti-Environmental Administration in History Do Even More Damage'
"Aurelia Skipwith has been working in the Trump administration all along to end protections for billions of migratory birds, gut endangered species safeguards, and eviscerate national monuments."
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