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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
- 39 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
Be Sure "Organic" Products Really Are Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Marketing, Certification, Certifiers Income, Farmers, Pesticides, Fraud, Public Trust )

Brian
- 49 days ago - todayszaman.com
"Can we trust every product that is advertised as organic?"
The Biggest Myth About Organic Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, Agriculture, Farming, Organic Farming, Pesticides, Marketing, Proponents, Misconceptions, Science, Evidence )

Brian
- 50 days ago - realclearscience.com
"People buy organic because they think it's better for the environment; it's not. It's safer; it's not. It tastes better; it doesn't. It's more nutritious; it isn't. And these are all misconceptions that have been deliberately promoted by organic..."
Help Save Monarch Butterflies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, butterflies, pesticides, protection )

Cher
- 52 days ago - action.foe.org
The monarch butterfly is in serious trouble. The spread of GMO crops and accompanying pesticides have been wiping out the young monarch's key food source, milkweed. But you can help!
Don't Let Monarch Butterflies Go Extinct ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: butterflies, pesticides, protection, wildlife, environment )

Cher
- 54 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop toxic pesticides from killing the last monarch butterflies
Stand With Moby To Save Our Bees ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, bees, pesticides, protection, eco-friendly )

Cher
- 60 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Honey bees are being wiped out by the increasing use of toxic pesticides. We call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to immediately suspend bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.
Are Lower Pesticide Residues a Good Reason to Buy Organic? Probably Not.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Organic Agriculture, Marketing, Pesticides, Natural Pesticides, Toxic, Health Risks )

Brian
- 78 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
"Many natural pesticides have been found to be potential - or serious - health risks, including those used commonly in organic farming."
TELL USDA AND PRESIDENT OBAMA TO STOP DOW CHEMICAL'S "AGENT ORANGE" CROPS (Sign Petition Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, agent orange crops )

Krista
- 99 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Over a hundred million additional pounds of toxic pesticides associated with cancers and birth defects are coming to a field near you. UNLESS YOU STOP IT! There's a 30-day public comment period and it MIGHT BE OUR LAST CHANCE to stop this chemical assault
Demand California's Leaders Get Kid-Harming Pesticides Off the Table (Sign Petition)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, children )

Krista
- 99 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The science is very clear: 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. The insecticide chlorpyrifos is one such chemical, and is now under review.
Urge President Obama to Enact Meaningful Protections for Bees (Sign Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, pesticides )

Krista
- 103 days ago - action.beyondpesticides.org
We know that the bee crisis is No Longer A BIG Mystery. The widespread use of systemic neonicotinoid (or neonic) pesticides is really detrimental to bees. Please sign petition to urge Obama to protect pollinators.
Save Bees From A Highly Toxic Pesticide (Sign Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, pesticides )

Krista
- 116 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Bee populations are plummeting! Yet the Environmental Protection Agency recently sided with Dow AgroSciences to approve a new, highly toxic bee-killing pesticide called sulfoxaflor. Will you help us fight back?
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
- 134 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
- 141 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.
Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, pesticides, produce, protection )

Cher
- 148 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Environmental Working Group believes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed to tell Americans - as required under federal law - that they have a right to know about the risks of pesticide exposure and ways they can reduce pesticides
What Lowe's Doesn't Know: Neonicotinoids ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, bees, pesticides )

Cher
- 153 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action below -- tell Lowe's and other U.S. garden retailers that if it's not good enough for bees, it's not good enough for us either.
 

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