milkweed

To save monarch butterflies, Environmental Action supporters have submitted more than 30,000 public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency calling for a ban on the main chemical in Roundup, glyphosate. The chemical is destroying the milkweed these butterflies need to survive. And we can’t stop now if we are going to save our monarchs from extinction. Monsanto and other powerful companies […]
Monarch butterfly (Photo: Pixabay)

As spring settles firmly into place — with the warm sun beginning to show itself more frequently, the days getting longer, and plants beginning to bloom — monarchs are making their journey back north.But each year, monarch populations are plummeting — there are 16 million fewer monarchs than just a year ago.1We can all act to save monarchs in our […]
Monarch butterfly (Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash)

In just the past year, we’ve lost 16 million monarch butterflies.Monarchs face a range of threats, but one of the biggest is Monsanto’s Roundup. Milkweed is a critical source of food for monarchs. But increased use of Roundup means that milkweed is disappearing — and so are the monarchs that go with it.Monarchs are Threatened A new study has shown […]