Category Archives: Pesticides

EU banning bee-killing pesticide. Not U.S.

The European Union is banning a bee-killing pesticide to stem the collapse of its bee colonies. Meanwhile, there’s no such ban in the U.S., where 45% of hives were lost last winter, up 78% from the year before. Bees pollinate … Continue reading

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Cosmetic lawn pesticides not worth the risk

These should be banned. Why poison lawns and municipal waterways (and children who play on lawns) just for the sake of a perfect green look? Cosmetic lawn pesticides not worth the risk, say physicians and nurses surveyed in this article.

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