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Bees


New Study Finds Undisclosed Ingredients in Roundup Lethal to Bumblebees

Researchers found that one of the herbicide formulations killed 96% of the bees within 24 hours.

Jenna McGuire ·


Biden Urged to 'Be the Hero' to Save American Bumblebee From Extinction

"It is our hope that the Biden administration grasps the gravity of this moment."

Andrea Germanos ·


World Honey Bee Day–Another Reminder that 40% of Insect Species Now Threatened With Extinction

Researchers need our help to advocate for policies that will protect insect populations. 

Kathleen Rogers ·


'Time to Put People Above Profits': 65+ Advocacy Groups Call on Home Depot and Lowe's to Take Cancer-Causing Roundup Off Shelves

"Lowe's and Home Depot can continue to contribute to the poisoning of people and environment, or they can help their customers take on the existential crises of pesticide-induced diseases."

Julia Conley ·


Save the Insects, Save the Farmers, Save Ourselves: New Global Report Calls for End of Industrial Agriculture

"The evidence is clear: pesticide use is wiping out insect populations and ecosystems around the world, and threatening food production."

Andrea Germanos ·


Poisons Mean Extinction: For Bees and Humanity

Protecting bees is an ecological duty, pushing them to extinction is an ecological crime. The threat to bees is a threat to humanity.

Vandana Shiva ·


'Silent Spring Is Already Here': Global Study Shows Nearly 25% Drop in Insect Population Over 30 Years

"We keep getting clear signs that the way we live and the actions we take are having severe consequences."

Jessica Corbett ·


With Nation Distracted by Public Health and Economic Crises, Trump Moves to Allow GMO Crops in Wildlife Refuges

"Only the Trump administration would aggressively promote the use of crops genetically engineered for pesticide tolerance on wildlife refuges."

Julia Conley ·


Save the Insects, Save Ourselves: Researchers Sound Alarm on Bugpocalypse

New papers detail severe threats facing insects, how their plight is intertwined with humanity's, and the available solutions to address the crisis.

Andrea Germanos ·


'Consistent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees

The research "adds to a growing body of evidence for alarming, widespread losses of biodiversity and for rates of global change that now exceed the critical limits of ecosystem resilience."

Jessica Corbett ·

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