Pesticides

Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger In Africa/Bono Joins In

Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger in Africa "At the Group of 8 (G8) meetings this past weekend, President Obama and the leaders of the rest of the world's richest nations abandoned their governments' previous commitments to donate $7.3 billion a year to end hunger in Africa, after disbursing only 58 percent of … Continue reading Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger In Africa/Bono Joins In

EU Restrictions On 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides Enter Into Force

Neonicotinoids are a relatively new class of insecticides derived from nicotine. Due to their high neurotoxicity for insects, neonicotinoids are extremely effective in controlling certain pests. On 1 December 2013, the three neonicotinoid insecticides thiamethoxam (produced by Syngenta), imidacloprid and clothianidin (produced by Bayer), will be subject to a partial two-year ban in the European … Continue reading EU Restrictions On 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides Enter Into Force

Bees Are US: Protect Our Bees, Say No To Bayer And Syngenta

Take action to protect our bees! Wow. Bayer has just sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago -- and we can't sit back and let Big Pesticide overturn it while the … Continue reading Bees Are US: Protect Our Bees, Say No To Bayer And Syngenta