Tag: pesticides

12 Foods To Always Buy Organic

This past weekend, I dug up our garden, thrilled to see a plethora of large worms — a clear indication that our soil is...

Minnesota’s Beekeepers To Be Compensated For Pesticide Damage To Hives

The State of Minnesota will compensate two beekeepers for the damage done to their hives after dust containing neonicotinoid pesticides drifted from neighboring corn...

They’re Caffeine Junkies Just Like Us + 21 Other Reasons To...

As you’ve probably heard, the population of bees and other pollinators has been declining in recent years. In fact, according to a recent international...

Glyphosate Found In 14 Popular German Beer Brands

When you sip on your favorite ale, you probably expect to be imbibing a pleasantly fizzy mix of water, hops, malt, and yeast. But...

Bees and Butterflies Getting Closer Toward Extinction, Scientists Warn

A United Nations Science Report just delivered some very sad and scary news: 40 percent of invertebrate pollinator species, including bees and butterflies, are...

Weekly Marijuana Recalls Pose Budding Problem for Colorado Pot Industry

A December 30th report by the website The Cannabist detailed the largest marijuana recall to date issued by the City of Denver, Colorado. This...

Pesticide-Free Pot in Colorado Is Future of Marijuana Industry

As recreational marijuana becomes commonplace in Colorado and Oregon, state requirements are becoming more strict. The use of any old pesticide to cultivate marijuana...

Migrating Birds Bring Exotic Ticks to the U.S. New Study Reveals

A very recent study published this month in Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2015) has uncovered that birds are not the only creature migrating north...

What Would Happen to Our Food Supply without Bees?

From apples, oranges and pumpkins to carrots, nuts and coffee, nearly a third of the United States’ food supply depends on the honeybee to...

Exposed: GMOs Don’t Use Less Pesticides

A new report from Pennsylvania State University has discredited longtime claims by pro-GMO corporations that GMO crops allow for reduced use of agricultural chemicals. The...
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