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Sweeping Bans on Pesticide Use in France
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, chlorpyrifos, rat poison, children, food, environment, humans )

- 1553 days ago -
Scientist tell us that it's time for action to protect children from the longer term harms of low-level exposure to pesticides as well.
Bye Bye Bumblebee: Honeybees Aren't the Only Pollinators in Danger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bee, Bees, bumblebees, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), bayer crop sciences, syngenta, monsanto, round-up, pesticides, permaculture, food, ecosystems, environment, conservation, farming, sustainable, world, pollinators )

- 1558 days ago -
The near disappearance of once-common bumblebees across the nation -- and in other parts of the world -- doesn't only jeopardize our food supply. It puts into question the future of nearly every single wild plant that blooms...
Take Action to SaveThe Bees ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, bees, pesticides )

- 1566 days ago -
I therefore urge the Federal Minister of Health to immediately ban the use of these bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides until such a time they are proven safe to bee populations.
Tell the EPA That You Support Stronger Pesticide Protections for Farm Workers PETITION!!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Farm Workers, Pesticides, environment, EPA, protection, healthconditions, humans, government, society, safety, law, humans )

- 1570 days ago -
Right now, the EPA is preparing to propose changes to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), the rules intended to protect farm workers from the harms of pesticides. These rules are weak and unenforced -- and long overdue for an overhaul.
Save the Bees ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, bees, pesticides, protection )

- 1608 days ago -
A crucial first step toward saving the bees and agriculture is banning the use of bee-killing chemical pesticides.
Christy Clark and The Ministry of Environment BC: Save Our Bees: Ban Neonicotinoids in British Columbia ! SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, bees, pesticides )

- 1621 days ago -
These harmful, toxic pesticides leech through our soil, ground water and water ways where they enter our environment. The effects of neonicotinoids on our bee population has been astounding. In fact, neonicotinoids kill other pollinators, amphibians, and
Systemic Pesticides: Chemicals You Can't Wash Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, health, humans, protection, world, pesticides, chemicals )

- 1688 days ago -
Systemic pesticides are in the plant, not on it. When we make the plant itself poisonous to predators, one has to wonder what (or who) else it's poisoning.
New Pesticide Regulations May Help Honey Bees, Bobcats
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, pesticides, bees, wildlife )

- 1739 days ago -
Cancer. Dead honey bees. Poisoned bobcats. These are all related to systemic pesticides in our food, our air, our rivers and our soil. This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency put out new warning labels on products containing neonicotinoids.
Surprise! GMOs Don't Reduce Herbicide Use - With Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, insecticides, herbicides, humans, protection, world, Roundup, pesticides )

- 1750 days ago -
Ask any executives at a biotech company like Dow or Monsanto why genetically engineered (GE) seeds are so great, and they'll tell you "They help the environment because farmers use less pesticides!" But they're wrong, and an October 2012 study published
Legislation to Protect Pollinators Announced
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, food, garden, government, health, protection, pesticides )

- 1769 days ago -
Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has announced that he will be introducing The Save America's Pollinators Act . The legislation suspends certain uses of neonicotinoids, a particular type of pesticide that is suspected to play a role in the bee die-of
Beekeepers Put the Pressure on EPA
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, food, garden, health, protection, pesticides )

- 1776 days ago -
As many of us geared up for Fourth of July festivities, the nation's largest beekeeper organizations filed a legal action against EPA for its approval of a new bee-harming pesticide.
Ban Bee Killing Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, food, garden, health, protection, pesticides, world )

- 1776 days ago -
They have been in existence for over 100 million years, but it has taken us less than 30 years to kill almost all of them off. Honey bees are responsible for pollinating 60% of the world's food supply. Without them, the human race would face starvation.
Washington State Pressed To Save Honey Bees By Restricting Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, environment, food, garden, protection, pesticides )

- 1846 days ago -
For about seven years, many Western beekeepers have been plagued by unexplained die-offs in their hives. It happened recently to Mark Emrich. "I was doing great until about five weeks ago," he says. "Then I came down and opened up the hives and I had-->
Save Bees From Deadly Pesticides - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, food, garden, health, protection, pesticides )

- 1853 days ago -
Bees are dying in record numbers And yet on Monday, our government plans to side with the chemical industry and block a European ban on the pesticides killing bees. International petition - all can sign.

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