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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 350 days ago - forcechange.com
Bees are a crucial player in the United States agricultural industry, pollinating as much as 70 percent or more of food sources. However, bees have been dying off at an alarming rate, and evidence suggests this may be partially due to certain pesticides
Pesticides Killed Bees in Minnesota , Analysis Shows
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 316 days ago - mndaily.com
An investigation revealed pesticides are to blame for local bee deaths
How Weeds Could Help Feed Billions in a Warming World
Environment  (tags: agriculture, global warming, climate change, resistent crops, world, pollution, radia-active, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 77 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Scientists in the U.S. and elsewhere are conducting intensive experiments to cross hardy weeds with food crops such as rice and wheat. Their goal is to make these staples more resilient as higher temperatures, drought, and elevated CO2 levels pose new thr
World Water Day: Getting More Crop Per Drop During An Epic Drought
Environment  (tags: wter, water use, water, nature, agriculture, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 153 days ago - alternet.org
America's breadbasket is facing its worst drought since records began and must rethink irrigation and crop production to help conserve water.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto: Don't Sue the State of Vermont.
Environment  (tags: GMO Foods, labeling, Vermont, Monsanto, politics, greeed, usa, agriculture, health, environment )

Cal
- 80 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Vermont is set to make history by becoming the first state in the country to require genetically modified (GMO) food to be labeled. But Monsanto, the world's largest GMO producer, is gearing up to sue the state.
How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 159 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules
Will Increased Food Production Devour Tropical Forest Lands?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, agriculture, deforestation, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 134 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As global population soars, efforts to boost food production will inevitably be focused on the world's tropical regions. Can this agricultural transformation be achieved without destroying the remaining tropical forests of Africa, South America, and Asia?
Large-Scale Opposition Among Borneo Villagers to Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals )

Cal
- 347 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly two-thirds of villagers surveyed across rainforests in Indonesian and Malaysian Borneo are against large-scale deforestation due to the adverse impacts on livelihoods and the environment, finds a comprehensive new study
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 179 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
   

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