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Scientists Create a Pesticide That Won't Kill the Bees--and It's All Natural
Offbeat  (tags: Bees, invented, pesticides, harmless, scientists )

Marie
- 85 days ago - takepart.com
There's finally some good news about the plight of the honeybees, which pollinate a third of our food but whose populations have been crashing over the past eight years.
Indian Tigers 'Killed Off With Pesticides'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, killing, pesticides )

Cher Away
- 408 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Poachers are using toxic pesticides to kill India's endangered tigers, conservationists have warned.
PLEASE SIGN Campaign to Save Earth's Honeybees! ACTION NEEDED
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bees, dying, price of food, increases, pesticides, destruction, nature, food, children, death, diet, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, killing, suffering, society, shopping, health, business, organic )

Kelly
- 784 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In fact, honeybee deaths are reaching a critical point, whereby it may not be possible to reverse the damage. The good news is that much of the population decline can be attributed to human actions, including the use of nicotine-based insecticides
France to Ban Oilseed Pesticide to Protect Bees
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Cher Away
- 812 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll has outlined plans to ban Cruiser OSR, a neonicotinoid pesticide, and has officially asked the EU Commission to re-evaluate neonicotinoid pesticides to increase protection for bees.
Prime Minister of Kenya Urged to Ban Lion-Killing Pesticide After Child Dies From Ingestion
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pesticides, child, death, protection, Furadan, environment )

Cher Away
- 1755 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On Monday October 26th a three-year-old girl mistakenly ate the pesticide Furadan (also known as carbofuran) in western Kenya. Her father, a teacher at a primary school, said that he had no knowledge of how dangerous the pesticide was, which he had
   

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