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Stop Advertising Bee Killing Plants as Bee Friendly - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, lowes, pesticides, plants, bee friendly, killing )

Marie
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
A new study has shown that plants marketed as "bee-friendly" by Lowe's, Home Depot, and Walmart contain high levels of neonicotinoid pesticides.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Bees From Monsanto's Chemicals and Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, die-offs, pesticides, bees, pesticides in food and water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 10 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the Secretary to uphold a judge's recent decision to revoke Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soy across Mexico on the grounds that such crops pose a great threat to bees
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand California's Leaders Get Kid-Harming Pesticides Off the Table
Environment  (tags: pesticides, children, law, development, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 22 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Children's developing brains and nervous systems can be harmed by exposure to certain pesticides--even at the very low levels commonly found on food
Take Action! - Save Bees From Harmful Pesticides - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, harmful, pesticides, honey bees, EPA, pollunators )

Marie
- 31 days ago - forcechange.com
Honeybees are suffering a serious decline in number due to the use of harmful neonicotinoids (a class of pesticides). Despite massive bee die-offs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not take action until an official review is completed i
Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: neocotinoids, neonics, protection, die offs, bees, pollution, pesticides, destruction, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 32 days ago - motherjones.com
Neonics have shown up at significant levels in wetlands near treated farm fields in parts of the High Plains and in Canada, as wells as in rivers in ag-heavy areas of Georgia and California.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Speak Out to Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides By Aug. 18th
Environment  (tags: protection, healthconditions, PESTICIDES, FARMWORKERS, environment, ecosystems, politics, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 38 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Did you know? Pesticide exposure causes farmworkers to suffer more chemical-related injuries and illnesses than any other workforce in the nation.
It's Not Just the Bees! 'Neonic' Pesticides Linked to Bird Declines
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, the birds and the bees, pesticides, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 44 days ago - theecologist.org
A study published today in Nature shows a strong correlation between concentrations of a popular neonicotinoid pesticide in water, and bird declines
Take Action! - Urge the EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticides - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, ban, pesticides, toxic, EPA, pollunators )

Marie
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
Bees and other pollinators are very important to a large number of plants that are used in our agricultural systems. However, these insects have by dying in large quantities in recent years. Since the mid-2000s, neonicotinoids, a class of potent.
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 52 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
Success: Major Retailer Limits Bee Killing Pesticide - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Major, retailer, bees, neons, success, pesticides, bee killers )

Marie
- 56 days ago - forcechange.com
Home Depot and other retailers have said they plan to limit the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, or neonics, which have been linked to honeybee decline. Home Depot says it will require its suppliers to start labeling any plants treated with neonics.
Protect Endangered Species From Deadly New Pesticide Cyantraniliprole in US - Via ForceChange (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Wild Animals, Aquatic Animals, Endangered Species, Chemical Industry, Pesticides, Toxic Chemicals, Death, Extinction, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 63 days ago - forcechange.com
According to the US Environment Protection Agency's own findings the new pesticide Cyantraniliprole is highly toxic to wildlife, including scores of aquatic and terrestrial endangered species. Yet, In early 2014 the EPA approved this toxic chemical.
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 68 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Increased Use of Toxic Chemicals - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, wildlife, ecosystems, pesticides, environment )

Cal
- 90 days ago - forcechange.com
Bee and butterfly populations are rapidly declining due to chemical exposure from pesticide- based agricultural practices.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 100 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
 

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