Residents of the village of Avia Terai, in northern Argentina, believe many of the health problems they suffer originated in the spraying of the weedkiller glyphosate on nearby genetically modified soybean crops.
By Tess Owen
According to leaked documents obtained by Greenpeace, the TTIP deal could ultimately lower environmental and public health standards for products sold in Europe.
Pollinators like bees, hummingbirds, bats, and butterflies help to produce 75 percent of crops — but human activities are threatening many species with extinction, according to a new UN report.
Since marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, the EPA can't approve pesticides to be used on crops that are legal at the state level. And so growers have been spraying chemicals unregulated.
North Korean media photographed Kim Jong-un touring a pesticide factory — but experts say that the facility is likely intended to produce massive quantities of weaponized anthrax.
The agrochemical behemoth's products have been linked to bee colony collapse and cancer in humans.
By Matt Smith
The plan calls for bee habitat restoration and research into pesticides linked to bee colony collapse — but not a ban on their use.
Agroecology methods could feed the world's growing population and withstand the stresses of climate change — but it lacks the institutional support.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced on Monday it will begin a year-long evaluation of whether or not the insect should be placed under federal protection due to habitat loss, disease, and climate change.
By Mike Pearl
After years of wait-and-see news reports, things are getting cinematic: The evil chemical corporation might be the bee murderer after all.