"Time to face the music, not run and hide," said one critic of the agency's latest legal maneuver.
'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."
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."
New papers detail severe threats facing insects, how their plight is intertwined with humanity's, and the available solutions to address the crisis.
'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."
'Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,' 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse
The immediate "no-regret" measures they propose include aggressively curbing planet-heating emissions and the use of synthetic pesticides.
The warning comes as a new report highlights primary reasons pollinators and other insects are dying off: habitat loss and pesticide use.
"Just awful, what gruesome harm we are inflicting on the environment."
If these beekeepers are worried, we all should be: our diet depends upon pollination for one of every three bites we eat.
"It's clear evidence these chemicals can affect populations."