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Bee collecting pollen. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jon Sullivan
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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A bee and a butterfly. Image: Pixabay
David Suzuki, Jode Roberts | Pollinator pathway. Bumblebee highway. River of Flowers. Bee Line. These all describe habitat corridors created to help pollinators like bees and butterflies. We can add Butterflyways to the list.
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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.
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David Suzuki | The Monarch Manifesto is part of a growing movement to bring back monarch butterflies and help other important pollinators, like honeybees and wild bees.
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Ole Hendrickson | The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
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David Suzuki | Planting milkweed may seem small, but thousands of Canadians stitching together parks and yards with schools and rights-of-way into butterfly corridors could usher in a new era for monarchs.
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David Suzuki | Ontario's proposal to restrict use of neonicotinoids on corn and soybean seed is far from radical, but it's no surprise that the pesticide industry and its associates oppose even this modest proposal.
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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.
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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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David Suzuki | A comprehensive new study offers conclusive proof that neonicotinoid insecticides are killing pollinators, which will affect us all. So why are they still being approved?
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Redeye Collective | A new study by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences has found the mechanism by which neonicotinoids adversely affect the immune response of bees and lead to colony collapse.
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David Suzuki | It's amazing that tiny creatures can migrate over thousands of kilometres. But increased threats from climate change, development and agricultural practices are making life difficult for the monarch.