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Saving the Bees

By Larraine Roulston : Frequently I receive petitions to save the bees. The latest from SumOfUs outlines France’s need to uphold the ban of a class of insecticides known as neonics. Scientists are warning us that bees could become extinct. Organizations worldwide endeavor to save these pollinators by blocking companies from spraying pesticides. When we …

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World Scientists Race To Save Coral Reef

By Fredrica Syren: 2,000 scientists from all over the world gathered last week at a conference in Hawaii to discuss how to save the world’s precious coral reefs. These once vibrant coral reefs are now in danger of significant outbreaks of coral bleaching, and huge swaths of them are now …

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New U.S. Warns about Bees and Butterflies Going Extinct

By Fredrica Syren: Over the years, many species have been endangered and are running the risk of extinction, but nothing is more alarming than when it’s happening to bees. Last week, the UN released a report created by an international team of 77 scientists over 2 years warning that bees’ …

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Ocean Life Facing Mass Extinction–Time For Change Is Now

By Kim Robson: A groundbreaking new study published last month in the journal Science shows that ocean life is facing an unprecedented level of damage and possible mass extinction. A team of scientists analyzed data from hundreds of sources, including discoveries in the fossil record and statistics on modern container …

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