Neonicotinoid pesticides might be the final draw for the imminent insect apocalypse, especially when it comes to killing our bees.
Systemic pesticides were pedaled as a safe alternative to older type poisons, but it turns out they are way more insidious not to mention deadly to our bees.
NEWS ALERT! A new study from Japan shows that bee-killing insecticides are indeed harmful to humans. What is the risk for rural Americans?
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.
To what extend does Big Ag influence the way science is researched and reported in order to benefit their corporate agendas and pockets?
Have you ever thought about what chemicals those seedlings from the nursery may have been treated with?
Nicotine-based insecticides have been linked to the decline of honeybees and are now a steady presence in the small and great rivers that flow through Midwestern farm country.
Eugene’s ban on neonics sets the bar for other cities and states to take action to guard against a crisis in pollinator survival that could impact 30-70% of all food production.
Plants from major home garden stores across the country are packed with enough pesticides to kill bees.