NEWS ALERT! A new study from Japan shows that bee-killing insecticides are indeed harmful to humans. What is the risk for rural Americans?
The health benefits of royal jelly range from anti-inflammatory benefits, to reducing the risk of cancer, and to improving brain function.
It’s no secret we love popcorn: Americans consume more than 16 billion quarts of popcorn each year. But we’re getting more than we bargained for: bee-toxic pesticides called neonicotinoids, or “neonics” for short.
Educate your children or students about the bees and help get the director to present her film at the Milan Film Festival.
Concern for bees is high, but what might it mean to consider the conservation of a farmed creature? Informative and thought-provoking, the book Farming for the Landless travels Europe, exploring changes across the landscape.
These are exciting times for the food justice movement and for those of us who envision a world where we live in harmony with the planet instead of trying to dominate it.
Strong goals to save pollinators will not be achieved without immediate changes to current pesticide use and regulation!
By conserving and empowering the rainforests, we can create healthy and sustainable environments for all organisms. Check out this Tree Activist.
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One group is providing bees, mushrooms, and pollinator gardens to clean up radioactivity from Navajo land!
The major causes of colony collapse might seem impossible for a single individual to fight. But there are small steps everyone can take to reverse the disastrous decline of our most important pollinator.
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To what extend does Big Ag influence the way science is researched and reported in order to benefit their corporate agendas and pockets?
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Last week, a story about GMO corn killing millions of bees in Canada went viral. Only one small oversight, the title was misleading and the event was two years old. So what is the current bee situation in Canada?