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bees-extinction

Bees Land On Endangered Species List For FIRST Time: Here’s How To Help Them Survive

ShareIt takes a heck of a lot of time, effort and frantic alarm for a species to land on the endangered species list.  It takes a full 12 years on average, with some species’ approval taking as long as 38 years! As you can imagine, that doesn’t bode well for the endangered species, or the planet. Friday’s approval of placing… Read more →

strawberries pesticides

Strawberries Top Pesticide List for First Time – The 2016 Dirty Dozen

ShareConventional Strawberries top the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list this year, bumping conventional apples, which normally holds the top toxic spot, to second place. Why are strawberries suddenly #1?  Let’s take a look! * Between 2009-2014, strawberries had, on average, 4.75 types of pesticides left as residue on the berries, whereas, other produce had about 1.74 pesticides left. *… Read more →