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Pollinators are in peril; their populations are declining around the world. Friends of the Earth works to eliminate pollinator-toxic pesticides like neonicotinoids and glyphosate and shift to organic farming systems that are healthier for bees, butterflies, people and the planet. Read more...


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Honeybee death survey masks true scale of pollinator crisis

These dire honeybee numbers add to the consistent pattern of unsustainable bee losses in recent years that threatens our food system, but they are the tip of the iceberg.

Disastrous GOP Farm Bill Defeated

The defeat of the regressive and unjust GOP Farm Bill is a resounding victory for public health and the environment.

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.

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Moving the garden industry away from bee-killing pesticides
Moving the garden industry away from bee-killing pesticides

Thanks to Friends of the Earth, three-quarters of the garden industry has moved away from neonics, and many major retailers have committed to stop selling plants and products treated with these bee-killing pesticides.

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2018 Farm Bill Watch: A Sneak Attack on the Organic Standards?
2018 Farm Bill Watch: A Sneak Attack on the Organic Standards?

Because of its promise for rural America, organic agriculture has growing support from both Democrats and Republicans in Congress. So why is there language in the Farm Bill that would weaken the organic standards?

Kroger needs to stop selling food grown with Dow’s toxic nerve gas pesticide
Kroger needs to stop selling food grown with Dow’s toxic nerve gas pesticide

While the Trump administration sides with Dow over our children, workers, rural communities and pollinators, we must act to get this pesticide out of our food system.

Food retailers fail to protect bees from toxic pesticides
Food retailers fail to protect bees from toxic pesticides

A new scorecard from Friends of the Earth shows that top food retailers are failing to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides.

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