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January 6, 2014 | Blog Post

Teen Lobbies for Farmworker Protections

18-year-old Selena Zelaya of Mount Dora, FL, was one of about a dozen farmworker advocates who traveled to D.C. to lobby for farmworker protections against harmful pesticides. Selena’s mother and father are farmworkers and from a young age she began advocating on behalf of them and others. Selena shares why she is so committed to the fight for farmworker protections.

December 6, 2013 | Blog Post

Why Honeybees Matter

Collapsed colonies spell disaster for our food system, and toxic pesticide is to blame

August 9, 2013 | Blog Post

TIME Magazine Envisions a World Without Honeybees

The article by Bryan Walsh addresses a disastrous phenomenon that could tumble the basis of our food system: the widespread collapse of honeybee colonies nationwide known as "colony collapse disorder."

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