A third of our food is pollinated by birds, bats, and insects. Native pollinators alone provide an estimated $3 billion in crop pollination services to farmers every year. So why is there a damaging attack on pollinators in the Farm Bill? The 2018 Farm Bill includes a destructive attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)… Read more »
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California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation confirmed the most widely used neonicotinoid – imdacloprid – is highly toxic to bees. Clearly, we need to ensure that higher levels of neonicotinoids, and other pesticides like it, are more intensely regulated in the name of the health of our pollinators.
It might be easy to take bees and butterflies for granted when they’re flitting about in your yard, but did you know about 75% of global food crop production is made possible by pollinators?
From songbirds to grizzly bears to us—we all rely on bees for much of our food supply. Find out more about these important pollinators.