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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.
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Sep 2, 2014

Of passenger pigeons and coal-mine canaries

David Suzuki
The last passenger pigeon died 100 years ago, on September 1, 1914. They were hunted to extinction, but more than 1,200 bird species face extinction today because of other human activities.
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May 15, 2013

Bean leaves, bedbugs and biomimicry

David Suzuki
Pesticides may offer quick, easy and effective methods for dealing with pests, but they come with all kinds of problems. Maybe we can learn some lessons from nature and our ancestors.
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May 2, 2012

The fundamental failure of environmentalism

David Suzuki
It's almost a cliché to refer to a "paradigm shift," but that is what we need to meet the challenge of the environmental crisis our species has created.
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