Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Canadian Environmental Groups Head to Court Over Pollinator-Killing Pesticides

Friends of the Earth
Honeybee photo by Joydeep

Neonicotinoid pesticides have been linked to mass bee die-offs and declining pollinator populations. Story here.

Glyphosate Sprayed on GMO Crops Linked to Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Bloom

EcoWatch

Glyphosate, the controversial main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup and other herbicides, is being connected to Lake Erie’s troubling algae blooms, which has fouled drinking water and suffocated and killed marine life in recent years. Story here.