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Bees Are Trying to Tell Us Something, and We Had Better Listen!
Environment  (tags: Bees, animals, people, ecosystems, endangered, environment, Habitat Destruction, cell phones, wireless, human-animals, pesticides, Earth )

- 2287 days ago -
Bees are dying across the world at a terrifying rate. The apian epidemic started in the United States, where entire populations of honey bees have simply vanished in the phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD).
In Long Island Sound the Lobsters Are Disappearing - Why?
Environment  (tags: lobsters, Connecticut, Long Island Sound, environment, global warming, oceans, pesticides, pollution )

- 2385 days ago -
I grew up on the Sound...lobster pots were everywhere out in the open water. Now the lobsters are dramatically dying off - is it pesticide pollution, global warming of the ocean or a combination of both?
US: We Want to Cotinue Using Poison
Environment  (tags: methyl bromide, United States, fumigants, pesticides, Montreal Protocol on Substances that Dep, ozone layer )

- 2397 days ago -
Delegates from 191 nations are on the verge of an agreement under the Montreal Protocol for faster elimination of ozone-depleting chemicals, but the United States insists it must continue to use the banned pesticide methyl bromide.
Rachel Carson Defended Nature
Environment  (tags: pesticides, animals, science, protection, pollution, environment )

- 2423 days ago -
Rachel Carson was a scientist and writer ahead of her time and had the courage to speak out on the dangers and long term effects of pesticides on the environment.
Great Barrier Reef 'Swamped By Pollutants'
Environment  (tags: australia, great barrier reef, pesticides, environment, destruction, endangered, globalwarming, pollution )

- 2442 days ago -
CANCER-causing pollutants and insecticides are pouring out to the Great Barrier Reef from contaminated rivers, a major study has found. Banned organochlorine pesticides have also been found in mud crabs living in some of the marine park's key rivers.
Organic Bees Are Thriving While Pesticide Intensive Conventional Bee Hive Colonies Are Collapsing
Environment  (tags: bees, hive collapse, pesticides )

- 2526 days ago -
While no one is certain why honey bee colonies are collapsing, factory farmed honey bees are more susceptible to stress from environmental sources than organic or feral honey bees. Most people think beekeeping is all natural but in commercial operations
Mountain Frogs Succumb to High-Flying Pesticides
Environment  (tags: Mountain breezes, environment, pesticidesrainforest, Pesticides )

- 2601 days ago -
Mountain breezes might not be as fresh as we imagine, at least in some parts of the world. Pesticides used on banana, coffee and rice plantations are contaminating remote Central American tropical rainforests

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