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Oct 10, 2017
Bee collecting pollen. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jon Sullivan

It's time to nix neonics

David Suzuki
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources -- and the species and ecosystems they rely on -- the time for neonics is over.
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Feb 23, 2017

Marvelous monarchs move Minister McKenna

David Suzuki
In November, scientists overseeing at-risk species in Canada said the government should list the monarch butterfly population as endangered.
Blog
Aug 23, 2016
Cornucopia community garden in Calgary's Inglewood neighbourhood. Photo: Tavis F

How much food can cities produce?

David Suzuki
Incorporating food production into ever-expanding urban areas makes cities more liveable and enhances the natural systems that keep us alive and healthy.
Blog
Feb 23, 2016
Credit: Creative Commons | Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Love bees -- especially the wild ones!

David Suzuki
The honeybee crisis has galvanized interest in pollinators, inspiring citizens to establish new spaces, from wild bee hotels and rooftop honeybee hives to pollinator gardens in parks and schoolyards.
Blog
Oct 28, 2014

More bad news for bees: The new 'F' word

David Suzuki
Federal regulators want to approve a new pesticide, flupyradifurone. That would be bad for bees and people. We need to stop contaminating the environment with neonics and other systemic pesticides.
Blog
Jul 8, 2014

It is time to protect the pollinators

Michael Butler
It's clear federal and provincial governments are not interested in protecting the environment and its pollinators. It is the local "fight backs" where change is occurring.
Blog
Oct 10, 2013

#SaveTheBees campaign still buzzing away

John Bennett
The Sierra Club of Canada is doing everything it can to raise public awareness of its #SaveTheBees campaign -- it won't stop until it wins a ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.

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