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Toxic Acres

Since neonicotinoid insecticides were rst intro- duced in the 1990s, U.S. agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insect life, according to a new study in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One. Read More

Kroger Bee Letter

In the spirit of National Pollinator Week, I urge Kroger do its part to celebrate and protect pollinators by committing to eliminate pollinator-toxic pesticides in its conventional supply chain and increase offerings of domestic organic food. Read More

Organic for All: Results of the Organic Diet Biomonitoring Study

In this peer-reviewed study, we compared pesticide levels in the bodies of four American families for six days on a non-organic diet and six days on a completely organic diet. We found that an organic diet rapidly and dramatically reduced exposure to pesticides in just one week. Read More

Toxic Secret: Pesticides uncovered in store brand cereal, applesauce, beans and produce

Friends of the Earth and our allies across the country conducted this testing to discover if pesticide residues are present in foods commonly eaten by children and families found at the top four food retailers in the United States: Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Albertsons/Safeway. Read More

Local Policy Toolkit

This toolkit walks you through all of the steps to pass a local policy to eliminate pollinator-toxic pesticides and increase pollinator habit to protect bees, butter ies and other pollinators. Read More

The Pollinator Toolkit

This toolkit provides resources and support for universities and other educational institutions looking to make a difference by protecting species that are vital to our environment and food supply and making campus healthier for students. Read More

A Guide to Saving Bees in Your Backyard and Beyond

Bees across the country are dying off at an alarming rate. Not only will this impact our entire food system, but the delicate ecosystems on which our world depends. The bees need your help Read More

Pollinator Factsheet

An estimated 200,000 different species of animals around the globe provide pollination services, such as generating food and cover for wildlife, preventing erosion, and keeping waterways clean, all of which are necessary for healthy ecosystems and agriculture. Read More

Beneficial Insects Guide

Beneficial insects can be a big help in fending off unwanted pests, such as aphids, slugs and mealybugs, in gardens and landscapes. These natural predators can prey on the pests devouring your garden and are a long-lasting, natural, non-toxic solution that will further the ecological diversity of your yard. Read More

Monarchs in Trouble

Monarch butterflies are essential pollinators that contribute to the health of our environment and ecosystems. Read More