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 […]
African Lion (Photo by Bhargava Srivari on Unsplash)

In this week’s social shares for Facebook and Twitter: Scott Pruitt, red wolves, bees, elephants and lions. Share any or all of these stories on social media, and remind your friends and family just how important it is to protect nature and the environment!Facebook Social SharesTwitterAlready, more than 14,000 Environmental Action supporters have asked governors across the U.S. to ban […]

Rusty patched bumble bees are endangered One year ago, the rusty patched bumble bee was listed as endangered — the first bumble bee to be listed in the Continental United States under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).These bees have lost 87 percent of their population over the last 20 years.1 Among the causes? The widespread use of bee-killing pesticides.Rusty patched bumble bees are […]