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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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 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.
Advocates will document the devastating impacts of pollinator population decline.
Bees aren’t the only important pollinators in peril.
Kroger can and should set the example for other supermarkets and food retailers, and give their customers what they’re looking for: more organic choices with fewer toxic pesticides.
Beekeepers, farmworkers, and concerned Cincinnati residents gathered outside of Kroger’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, June 22, to urge Kroger to stop selling food grown with bee-killing pesticides and offer more bee and people friendly organic food. Kroger is the largest traditional supermarket company in the U.S. However, it…