Friday, 13 May 2016

UK Ministers Reject Plan For 'Emergency' Use of Banned Bee-Harming Pesticides

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National Farming Union’s application for banned pesticide use on oil seed rape crops is rejected as government rules against neonicotinoids for the first time. Story here.

Extreme Weather is "Face of Climate Change," Says Premier Wynne

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The premiers of Ontario and British Columbia have both linked the Fort McMurray wildfire with global warming, while defending the importance of Canada's oil and gas industry. Story here.

Green Party Leader Weaver says BC Premier Clark Made 'Utterly Bizarre' Comments About Global Warming

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Climate scientist and British Columbia Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says the province's premier is being "utterly bizarre" about global warming in the wake of the Fort McMurray wildfire. Story here.

Stop the Hypocrisy! Stop Bayer’s Bee-Killing Pesticide. PLEASE DONATE!

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Bumblebees on Chives. PinP photo.
Bees are dying by the million -- so what is Bayer, one of the world's biggest producers of bee-killing pesticides, doing about it? Details here.
RELATED: "New Studies Show Farm Chemicals Are Affecting More Than Bees. Bird Populations are Declining, Too. Is modern agriculture's hold on nature becoming a death grip?"