Unprecedented study confirms neonic pesticides endanger bees, birds, butterflies and earthworms

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Landmark review by independent scientists bolsters the case for a ban (OTTAWA, ON, June 25, 2014) In light of a comprehensive review of the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides (“neonics”), environmental groups have renewed their call for federal and provincial governments to end the use of this class of chemicals in Canada. Équiterre, the David Suzuki

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Des pesticides destructeurs d’abeilles découverts dans des plantes qualifiées de « respectueuses des abeilles » dans des centres de jardinage partout au Canada

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(OTTAWA, le 25 juin 2014) Une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui par les Ami(e)s de la Terre Canada montre que plus de la moitié des plantes de jardin domestique que vendent les centres de jardinage en les qualifiant de « respectueuses des abeilles » sont en fait traitées avec des pesticides à base de néonicotinoïdes (« néonics ») dont il

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Bee-killing pesticides found in “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across Canada

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(OTTAWA, ON., June 25, 2014) A new study released today by Friends of the Earth Canada shows that over half of “bee-friendly” home garden plants sold at garden centers have been pre-treated with neonicotinoid (neonics) pesticides shown to harm and kill bees. The Canadian data is part of a larger study, Gardeners Beware 2014, released

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Honey bees get support in Niagara Falls by-election polling

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Friends of the Earth Bee Cause finds overwhelming voter support for action to save bees in closely fought by-election between NDP and PC front-runners in the Niagara Falls Riding (Ottawa, ON, Feb. 6, 2014) A poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth Canada (FOE) to research voter expectations related to protecting honey bees in Canada’s

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