Feb 26, 2013
Pesticide use is the leading cause of a nationwide decline of grassland bird species, beating out habitat loss, according to a new study....
Species of owls, sparrows, and meadowlarks are on the long list of American farm-dwelling birds that are disappearing in part because they’re sucking down any of more than 100 types of pesticides. The pesticides also take a toll by killing the insects that the birds would eat.... http://grist.org/news/pesticides-kill-birds/
March 27, 2013 - Mother Jones
NOT JUST THE BEES: BAYER'S PESTICIDE MAY HARM BIRDS TOO http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/03/not-just-bees-bayers-pesticide-20 March 2013 - PAN - Pesticide Action Network
BEE-HARMING PESTICIDES ARE BAD FOR BIRDS, TOO http://www.panna.org/blog/bee-harming-pesticides-are-bad-news-birds-too
March 18, 2013 - USA Today
CALLS FOR HALT TO WIDELY APPLIED INSECTICIDE TO REDUCE IMPACT ON BIRDS AND WILDLIFE http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/18/birdsinsecticides/1996271/
Harvard Gazette, August 19, 2014
- ▶ ARE FAILING BEES OUR WARNING SIGN FOR HUMAN HEALTH IMPLICATIONS? Harvard School of Public Health’s (HSPH) Chengsheng (Alex) Lu, an associate professor of environmental exposure biology, believes that the potential human health implications of colony collapse disorder extend beyond the drop in pollination — though that is worrisome enough — to the impact on humans of long exposure to low-level poisons like neonicotinoid pesticides...links the pesticide to the recent increase in neurological conditions in children such as autism and ADHD. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/are-failing-bees-our-warning-sign/
March 2013 - MONARCH BUTTERFLY MIGRATION PLUNGES TO LOWEST LEVEL IN DECADES - PESTICIDE, GMO AND SEVERE WEATHER - NYTimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/14/science/earth/monarch-migration-plunges-to-lowest-level-in-decades.html?smid=tw-nytnational&seid=auto&_r=0
DOMESTICATED AND WILD BEES ARE BOTH IN TROUBLE - PESTICIDE INDUSTRY IN DENIAL http://sco.lt/95yplJ
28 March, 2013 Inter Press Service
USA PESTICIDE APPROVAL PROCESS "GRIEVOUSLY FLAWED"
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a key government regulator, may have been haphazardly approving thousands of pesticides for decades, some of which pose risks to both human and environmental health.
PESTICIDE LOBBY SPENDS MILLIONS TO DEFEND CHEMICALS TIED TO BEE DEATHS http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/pesticide-lobby-bees_n_2980870.html
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