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EPA: Those Bee-Killing Pesticides? They're Actually Pretty Useless
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, farming, bees, food, neonicotinoids, pesticides, health, Sustainabililty, Bayer, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 36 days ago - motherjones.com
So, there's this widely used class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, marketed by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta, that have emerged as a prime suspect in honeybee collapse, and may also be harming birds and water-borne critters. But at least they
Neonicotinoids: The New DDT? (Video)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 36 days ago - permaculturenews.org
Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides in the world. They've been linked to the decline of honeybees. But scientists now say they also harm many terrestrial, aquatic, and marine invertebrates. They damage sea urchin DNA, suppress the immune
Syngenta Asks EPA to Raise Tolerance Level for 'Bee-Killing' Chemical
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonics, neonicotinoids, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 76 days ago - eenews.net
Seed and crop management company Syngenta Crop Protection LLC has petitioned U.S. EPA to increase the legal tolerance for a neonicotinoid pesticide residue in several crops -- in one case increasing the acceptable level by 400 times, according to a notice
Save Our Bees: Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act (Sign Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, neonicotinoids )

Krista
- 122 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Honeybees and other pollinators are suffering serious declines. Thankfully, a bill in Congress aims to protect them from the use of harmful pesticides. Tell your representative to support the Saving America's Pollinators Act and protect our bees!
Another Silent Spring?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 129 days ago - monbiot.com
Here's our choice. We wait and see whether a class of powerful pesticides, made by Bayer and Syngenta, is indeed pushing entire ecosystems to oblivion, or we suspend their use while proper trials are conducted. The natural world versus two chemical compan
Decline in Birds, Not Just Bees, Linked to Neonicotinoid Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, greenliving, eco-friendly, neonicotinoids, organic, garden, environment, bees, birds, sustainable )

Michael
- 131 days ago - cbc.ca
It's not just the bees that are harmed by controversial crop pesticides called neonicotinoids - the birds are also disappearing in places where there are high concentrations of the pesticide in the environment, a new study suggests.
Ontario Looking to Restrict Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, eco-friendly, green, bees, neonicotinoids, pesticides, organic, sustainable, farming )

Michael
- 138 days ago - cbc.ca
Ontario plans to consult with growers and agricultural representatives over the next few months to reduce or eliminate use of neonicotinoids - a class of chemicals implicated in the deaths of bees.
Big Business Vs. Britain's Bees -- 24 Hours Left - Avaaz Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, green, greenliving, health, humans, neonicotinoids, protection, Sustainabililty, Syngenta )

Kathy
- 145 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Bee-killing pesticides are banned across Europe, but the UK government is about to allow a giant chemical company to use these poisons on nearly two hundred thousand hectares of British land.
USA Finally Considering Action Over Neonicotinoids, Spurred on By Doubts as to Whether They Actually Work
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world, neonicotinoids )

Kathy
- 173 days ago - splash.sussex.ac.uk
Two US Congressmen have launched a bill to suspend uses of neonicotinoid insecticides in the US, following the lead of the European Union. Representatives John Conyers of Michigan and Earl Bluemenauer or Oregon introduced the "Saving America's Pollinators
Protect Birds & Bees From Neonics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, birds, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, insecticides, neonics, neonicotinoids, Bayer )

Kathy
- 487 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Please write your U.S. Representative TODAY and ask her or him to support H.R. 2692, the Save America's Pollinators Act of 2013. This bill will direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend registration for neonicotinoid insecticides, or-->
Neonicotinoid Insecticides Cause Changes To Honeybee Genes, Research Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, food, garden, health, humans, insecticides, neonicotinoids, protection, world )

Kathy
- 506 days ago - planetsave.com
Neonicotinoid insecticides cause significant changes to the genes of the honeybee, new research from the University of Nottingham has found.
Backyard Pesticide Use Can Fuel Bee Die-Offs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: honewbees, neonicotinoids, pesticides, gardening )

Myron
- 937 days ago - wired.com
It's not just agribusiness. For products for homeowner use, the amount of neonicotinoids used is some 40 times greater than anything allowable in agricultural systems. How to tell if your garden is killing bees: See article.
   

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