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Butterfly Apocalypse! Protect Monarchs From Monsanto's Herbicide
Environment  (tags: monarchs, butterflies, endangered, petition, monsanto )

- 45 days ago -
Monsanto's agricultural herbicide, Roundup, destroys milkweeds -- a plant critical to the survival of the monarch butterfly. In 1996, after completing their 3,000-mile journey from Mexico to the US, the monarch migration numbered one billion.
Extend the Ban on Neonicotinoid Pesticides to Save All Bees and Other Pollinating Insects
Environment  (tags: butterflies, bees, pollunators, defra, insects, pesticides, conservation )

- 83 days ago -
Two years is not nearly enough for this ban as this pesticide is active for up to 18 years in the soil. Farmers sowed their rape crops dressed with neonicotinoids last autumn and so these will grow this year, affecting the pollinating insects as normal
Protect Monarchs From Pesticides and GMOs PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: environment, pesticides, butterflies, health, GMO, food )

- 373 days ago -
We all know that genetically engineered crops and the pesticides they promote can wreak havoc on our farms, food, and environment. But did you know they are also playing a big role in the rapid disappearance of monarchs?
19 Crops That Would Die Without Bees - Kitchen Daily
Environment  (tags: bees, bats, birds, butterflies, habitatdestruction, endangered, pollination, pollinate )

- 915 days ago -
Bees have been disappearing at an alarming rate and continue to vanish without a trace. Why should anyone care? Well, they matter a lot more than most people would think. With summer upon us, it's exciting to see the reemergence of some of our favorite
Save Monarch Butterflies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, butterflies, wildlife, protection, habitat, destruction )

- 959 days ago -
A new study from researchers from the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University suggests that the increased use of genetically modified crops may be causing monarch butterfly population declines
The Beauty of Pollination (Video)
Environment  (tags: Wings of Life, humming birds, bees, butterflies, bats, flowers, nature, pollination, video )

- 1083 days ago -
In this breathtaking clip from Louie Schwartzberg's film Wings of Life, we see the exquisite dance between hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, bats, and flowers that is pollination.
Climate Change Affecting Europe's Butterflies and Birds
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, globalwarming, endangered, biodiversity, butterflies, birds, biodiversity, animals, nature, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

- 1175 days ago -
Fast-track warming in Europe is making butterflies and birds fall behind in moves to cooler habitats and prompting a worrying turnover in alpine plant species
Butterflies 'Facing Extinction'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, environment, europe, butterflies, disappearing extinction )

- 1838 days ago -
Almost a third of butterflies in Europe are in decline and one in ten is threatened with extinction, according to a new study. There is particular concern for the Large Blue, which is endangered throughout the continent. This butterfly disappeared
Butterflies, Beetles, and Dragonflies Declining in Europe
Environment  (tags: europe, butterflies, beetles, dragonflies, threatened, disappearing, habitat loss, destruction, humans, nature, environment )

- 1838 days ago -
Habitat loss is having a serious impact on Europe's butterflies, beetles and dragonflies, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said today.
Rugged, Hilly Landscapes With a Variety of Habitats Are Important for Butterflies
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, butterflies, nature, protection )

- 1866 days ago -
Rugged, hilly landscapes with a range of different habitat types can help maintain more stable butterfly populations and thus aid their conservation, according to a new study. The research has implications for how we might design landscapes better to
California Butterflies See Big Declines From Eco Double Blow
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, habitat loss, butterflies, nature, protection, wildlife )

- 1889 days ago -
Climate change is making things rough for many vertebrate and invertebrate species. But add to this a steady loss of habitat, and many species just can't adapt successfully to the combined stresses.
Butterflies Struggling With Climate Change and Development
Environment  (tags: butterflies, threatened, humans, habitat development, conservation climate change, environment, destruction )

- 1895 days ago -
It doesn't take much to send a butterfly fleeing. Just a several-degree rise in average temperatures over three decades led to a dive in the number of the colorful, fluttering insects thriving in the brisk environs of the high Sierra Nevada,
Butterflies Could Be Saved From Global Warming With Moves to Cooler Climes
Environment  (tags: insects, butterflies, climate-change, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2226 days ago -
Studies have shown a massive decline in butterflies in the UK as the climate warms. Some species have been able to fly north but many are unable to make the journey because of distance or human development and are in danger of dying out.
Amazing Dog Helps Find and Save Endangered Species! [Photos, Video]
Environment  (tags: animal, animals, dog, dogs, conservation, science, environment, green, nature, pets, butterfly, butterflies, oregon, endangered species, plants, wildlife, nature conservancy, tnc, the nature conservancy, good news, habitat, protection, insects, cute )

- 2406 days ago -
Rogue, a 4-year-old Belgian sheepdog, helps The Nature Conservancy find rare plants in Oregon that provide shelter for an endangered butterfly. Check out the great video and photos! Why isn't *my* dog this smart?!
Sacramento Mountains Checkerspot Butterfly - Euphydryas Anicia Cloudcrofti
Environment  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, nature, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, humans, destruction, butterflies )

- 2528 days ago -
The Sacramento Mountains checkerspot is found only in high mountain meadows near the town of Cloudcroft in the Sacramento Mountains,N.M.The species is threatened by road maintenance and construction,livestock grazing,invasive plants,climate change,pestic

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