bee on a white flower (photo: Pixabay user leswhalley, No rights reserved)

Last year alone, there was a nearly 40 percent decline in the honeybee population.1     Bees need safe, healthy habitat to survive. Habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation are among the major causes of colony collapse disorder.2As native vegetation is replaced by roadways, neighborhoods and crop fields, bees lose the food sources and nesting sites they rely on. That’s why we’re asking our governors […]
bee on a white flower (photo: Pixabay user leswhalley, No rights reserved)

Bee-killing pesticides shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near our wildlife refuges — especially those our wild bees need to survive. But on August 2, 2018, the Trump administration decided otherwise.     The Threat to Bees National wildlife refuges should be safe havens for wildlife — including wild bees. Yet on August 2, 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted an Obama-era ban on bee-killing […]
Photo of giraffes (Pixabay user anujohanna)

Spread the word about key environmental issues with this week’s social shares. In the spotlight this week: giraffes, bad news for bees, an emotional plea from an Alaskan fisherman, grey wolves, and much, much more.Spread the Word on FacebookSpread the Word on TwitterInaction and delay are unacceptable responses to climate change. We must speed the transition to cleaner power and […]