The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
From a farmer's perspective, it is increasingly evident that neonicotinoids are being used in unacceptable ways. From an environmental perspective, the evidence of harm is overwhelming.
Agriculture in Canada is heading down a dangerous path, promoted by Health Canada's willingness to continue to approve the use of neonicotinoids despite the harm done by these chemicals.
The Friends of Pollinators Action Coalition and The Ontario Beekeepers' Association (OBA) are asking for your help to convince the federal government to ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.
Neonicotinoids are now the world's most widely used class of insecticides. Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency has registered them for virtually every crop grown in Canada.
Wild and domestic bees are dying, and evidence of a link to pesticides grows stronger every day. If bees die, many food crops won't get pollinated.
Tar sands, toxins and line9 pipeline resistance in Sarnia, mountains of Koch's coke, banning bee killers, being transinclusive and including refugees + more!
The European Union banned three pesticides (Imidacloprid, Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam) to protect rapidly declining bee populations.
From the May 3 edition of AW@L Radio: CN rail poisons, Porter air bullies, elites hide money offshore and spies share our secrets. So we rob banks, clog the pipes, stop fracking, save bees!
Dominion's April in review, G20 report, creeping police state in North America, save the bees, protest barrick and watch the Coconut Revolution.