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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.
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
Dec 2, 2014
Photo: David Widmann/flickr

Homegrown ingenuity brings nature to the city

David Suzuki
We must harness and amplify homegrown local creativity to enhance urban ecologies and make communities more livable and resilient. Smart urban innovations should be scaled up, shared and adapted.
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.
In cahoots
Jul 10, 2013

Bold step for bees

Sierra Club Canada welcomes the creation of a bee mortality working group by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to investigate and recommend solutions for the extremely high mortality of bees.
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