Honey bees and pollinators are declining at alarming rates. Since 2006, beekeepers nationwide have reported losing an average of 30% of their bees per year. Minnesota beekeepers lost 54.5% of their colonies in the 2012–2013 season.
Five of the world’s six largest genetically engineered (GE) seed and pesticide corporations use Hawai’i to field test new crops and raise parent seeds for markets on the mainland. This trend is on the rise. From 2010 to 2013, the U.S.
On June 5, 2014, Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific, partnering with PAN North America, launched a global campaign to phase out 20 highly hazardous pesticides particularly dangerous to children.