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European Union bans bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides

The EU’s groundbreaking ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides is a huge win for pollinators, people and the planet.

Vermont Senate Unanimously Passes H.915–A Landmark Bill That Curbs the Use of Bee-killing Pesticides

The Vermont Senate listened to concerned constituents and adopted a key recommendation from the Vermont Pollinator Protection Committee that urged restrictions on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.

219,210 Americans: call on EPA to ban bee-killing pesticides

219,210 public comments call on the EPA to ban neonicotinoid pesticides—a leading cause of pollinator decline.

Congress Must Reject Regressive Farm Bill

This regressive Farm Bill doubles down on a failing food system that harms our health, decimates soil and pollinators, pollutes our water, and leaves us vulnerable to climate chaos.

Food retailer scorecard: 20 out of 25 fail to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides

Only a few companies are taking responsibility for their role in the bee crisis. We urge major U.S. food retailers to work with their suppliers to eliminate pollinator-toxic pesticides and expand domestic organic offerings.

Conservation Groups and Congressman Blumenauer Call for Action on Pollinator-killing Pesticides
Conservation Groups and Congressman Blumenauer Call for Action on Pollinator-killing Pesticides

Scott Pruitt took direction from the pesticide industry and further delayed assessment on neonicotinoids instead of listening to the science and taking immediate action to protect pollinators, people and the planet.

Congressman Blumenauer and Conservation Groups Call for Action on Pollinator-killing Pesticides


Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) will join conservation groups on February 14 at noon to call on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban uses of neonicotinoid pesticides that harm pollinators.

Congressional briefing on pesticides toxic to bees, birds, and other wildlife

Advocates will document the devastating impacts of pollinator population decline.

Food safety and environmental organizations call on EPA to ban bee-killing pesticides

A coalition of food safety and environmental groups will deliver hundreds of thousands of public comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, urging the agency to ban neonicotinoid pesticides.

36% of Kroger Shareholders Call for Company to Appoint Independent Board Chair

During the meeting, SumOfUs and Friends of the Earth delivered over 417,000 petition signatures from consumers to Kroger, urging the company immediately take immediate action to protect pollinators, people and the planet by enacting a policy that will help eliminate the use of pollinator-toxic pesticides, including neonicotinoids.