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Food groups ask Obama to protect honeybees from pesticides | TheHill

By Tim Devaney – 01/13/15 01:53 PM EST Food groups are urging the Obama administration to protect honeybees from dangerous pesticides. In a letter to President Obama sent Tuesday, more than 100 environmentally-friendly food companies, including Clif Bar, call for the Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the use of “bee-harming pesticides.” “We are very concerned about the […]

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Bringing Back the Bees: How One Bay Area Company is Using Wildflowers to Create a More Sustainable Food System

A pile of colorful Seedles before packaging. Photo: Angela Johnston When Daly City residents Chris Burley and Ei Ei Khin had their first child in 2013, they knew they wanted to do something to make the world a better place for their son. They brainstormed different options on how they could help create a more […]

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Declining apple production in Kashmir valley

Over the years the apple production across Kashmir valley has witnessed a gradual decline. The decrease in the overall apple production has been a cause of worry for the fruit growers of the valley. The experts hold multiple reasons responsible for the decline. Many are of the opinion that unprecedented use of pesticides has lead […]

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Report: Honeybees need feed; humans need education

Don Jenkins Legislature-commissioned report puts emphasis in restoring forage to revive health of honeybee colonies in Washington. A new state report stresses restoring habitat, rather than restricting pesticides, as the best way to help honeybees in Washington. “If you want to help bees, plant flowers,” said Washington State University Island County Extension Director Tim Lawrence, […]

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