Kids today are sicker than they were a generation ago, and a growing body of scientific evidence points to pesticides as a reason why.
Bees are in trouble. In the U.S., they’ve been dying off at alarming rates since 2006 and beekeepers continue to report staggering annual losses.
While policymakers remain resolutely stuck — and have yet to take swift action to address the known causes of bee die-offs — home gardeners, backyard beekeepers and concerned individuals across the country have been stepping up to protect our favorite pollinators.
View this toolkit for simple tips and actions to help protect honey bees from harmful pesticides and keep the pressure on policymakers.
Monitoring data indicates that several months each summer, central Minnesota residents in potato-growing areas are regularly exposed.
La agroecología entrega un conjunto de soluciones contundentes para las presiones medioambientales y económicas que enfrenta la agricultura estadounidense en el siglo XXI.
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Honey Bees and Pesticides: State of the Science, a 22-page report on the factors behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) with a sustained focus on the particular role of pesticides. The report documents evidence that pesticides are a key factor in explaining honey bee declines, both directly and in tandem with two leading co-factors, pathogens and poor nutrition. These studies, in U.S.