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.
It's clear federal and provincial governments are not interested in protecting the environment and its pollinators. It is the local "fight backs" where change is occurring.
A comprehensive new study offers conclusive proof that neonicotinoid insecticides are killing pollinators, which will affect us all. So why are they still being approved?
There's a simple measure Manitobans can take to reduce their risk of cancer: urge the province to ban lawn and garden pesticides this spring.
Monarch butterfly populations plummeted to about 33.5 million this year from an average of about 350 million a year. Here's how you can help protect them.
Pete Seeger was a strong defender of the environment as well as human rights. In both social justice and environmental causes, he believed in the strength of grassroots efforts.
About 30% of our food depends on bees and other pollinating insects. Not acting now, in 2014, threatens to put the bees (and many beekeepers) out of business.
A new study by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences has found the mechanism by which neonicotinoids adversely affect the immune response of bees and lead to colony collapse.
Millions and millions of bees and other life-sustaining insect pollinators are being killed-off by neonicotinoid pesticides. Send a quick message today.
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.