Bees

Jon Queally, staff writer
"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)
"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."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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.
"What we need is more humming and buzzing."

Further

A new (free) smartphone app lets you scan products at the store to see if they're made by companies you support or abhor, complete with corporate family trees to see if they lead back to the Koch empire. With a wide array of user-created campaigns, from protecting bees and cutting ALEC funding ties to a host of anti-Monsanto campaigns.

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