across america and beyond, farmers and vineyard and orchard owners are enlisting wild birds in a sustainable battle against pests. read : birds outperforming pesticides
art ecology science & animals
WATCH THE BEES PLEASE
— “bees are like humans, they need a variety and a balanced diet to stay healthy.” read article : beekeeper encourages people to support local species of bees
— traditional african beekeeping methods offer better protection against hive-destroying varroa mites than pesticides which, according to a study, are losing their potency. read article : african beekeeping stops mites wiping out hives
THE FIRST OF ITS KIND
— these evaluations are a huge step forward for the epa. now that we know the magnitude of danger these pesticides pose, it’s clear we need to take action. this epa study is the first of its kind to look at whether common pesticides harm wildlife.