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 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/
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
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