neonictinoid pesticides

EPA Sued Over Failure to Regulate Neonic-Coated Seeds Harmful to Bees and Songbirds

EPA Sued Over Failure to Regulate Neonic-Coated Seeds Harmful to Bees and Songbirds “For too long, EPA has allowed pesticide-coated seeds to jeopardize threatened and endangered species across the country,” said one advocate. COMMONDREAMS: JULIA CONLEY Jun 02, 2023 Two public health groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, demanding …

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With Fewer than 2,000 Butterflies Counted So Far, Western Monarch Takes an Astonishing Step Closer to Extinction

Ag groups sued to stop protection…”The monarch isn’t alone in its decline, and Forister said several other California butterfly species are in an even more perilous spot. Between pesticides and rapidly warming temperatures, it’s just been a bad decade for butterflies, with even common species like cabbage whites suffering massive declines.” With Fewer than 2,000 …

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Japanese Fisheries Collapsed Due to Pesticides, New Research Says – EcoWatch

“The researchers noted that Rachel Carson’s book was prophetic. In their paper, The Guardian reported, the Japanese researchers said how “she wrote: ‘These sprays, dusts and aerosols are now applied almost universally to farms, gardens, forests and homes – nonselective chemicals that have the power to kill every insect, the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’, to …

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NRDC: Neonic Pesticide May Become More Toxic in Tap Water

Don’t use pesticides and plant pollinator friendly plants.… “In addition to surface water and drinking water contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found neonics inside fruits and vegetables, where they can’t be simply be washed off due to their systemic nature. And, emerging science suggests a link with neonic exposure and potential disorders including neurobehavioral …

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