START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: neonics

Today’s DDT? Scientists Declare Bee-Killing Pesticides Must Be Banned

An international panel of independent scientists has issued a warning about two widely-used pesticides and declared them as dangerous to the environment as DDT.  Specifically, the Task Force on System…

131 comments

Bee-Killing Pesticide More Dangerous Than Previously Believed

The decade-long debate over the safety of neonicotinoid ("neonics") may be coming to an end. New developments from around the world demonstrate that these pesticides are not only a threat to bees, but…

190 comments

‘Bee-Friendly’ Plants That Could Kill Bees

A new study released by Friends of the Earth reveals that many "bee-friendly" plants sold at garden centers have been pre-treated with toxic pesticides shown to harm or kill bees.  The pilot study co-…

177 comments

video spotlight

Daily Cute: Turtle Chase

Daily Cute: Turtle Chase

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

We love nuts, but during this hot weather they're not easy to eat every day, we prefer the juicy fru…

Serious subject but something we all need to know; thanks for the information.

Prejudice is taught; if kids come from a tolerant home, they are more accepting of those who are dif…