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Taking a Bumble Bee Census

Taking a Bumble Bee Census By Mireille Gauthier  |  Research assistant at Friends of the Earth The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count offers educational material to help people learn about our 40+ species of bumble ... Read More

An anniversary – bee mad, not glad 😡

An anniversary – bee mad, not glad 😡 I like to celebrate anniversaries, but this anniversary is nothing to celebrate. Exactly one year ago today, Friends of the Earth and three other environmental organizations, represented by Ecojustice lawyers, ... Read More

An Antidote to 21st Century Alienation – Connect With Nature

An Antidote to 21st Century Alienation – Connect With Nature Consider 21st century life dull and alienating? Don’t fret: we’ve got a solution that will reconnect you with nature and stimulate your stunted attention span! Around the world, the United ... Read More

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A Cocktail of Bee-harming Pesticides Found in North American Honey

A Cocktail of Bee-harming Pesticides Found in North American Honey October 5, 2017 (Ottawa) – New research, published in Science today, found widespread contamination of bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides in honey around the world. Friends of the Earth Canada CEO, Beatrice ... Read More

Ottawa Round of Secret NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Climate Regulation

Ottawa Round of Secret NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Climate Regulation September 27, 2017 (Ottawa) – The third round of secret negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) draws to a close on Wednesday, September 27. As the ... Read More

It’s Time for Government to Invest in Nature, say 19 National Environmental Organizations

It’s Time for Government to Invest in Nature, say 19 National Environmental Organizations OTTAWA, ON (September 20, 2017) – Nineteen leading Canadian environmental and conservation organizations delivered a clear message to the federal government this week: “The time has come for serious federal ... Read More

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