The Obama administration inched a little closer to disaster yesterday when it issued almost-but-not-quite final approval to Royal Dutch Shell to drill in the Chukchi Sea this summer. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!
To the UK government and Members of Parliament:
We call on you to listen to experts from around the world and reverse the approval of the National Farmers UnionâEUR(TM)s request to relax the ban on the neonicotinoid pesticides
Bees are fighting for survival, threatened by disease, climate change and pesticides including neonicotinoids.
Neonicotinoids have been shown to cause harm to bees, so their use as a seed treatment is currently banned in Europe.....
Moonscape. That's the term that springs to mind when one sees this growing scourge across the Amazon. In Peru. In the Guianas. In Brazil. The blight is illegal gold mining, and it's imperiling ever-greater swaths of the world's greatest rainforest.