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May 7, 2014 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What's Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

May 2, 2014 | Feature

Infographic: Bees' Toxic Problem

Nearly one-third of all honeybees in the United States have perished in just a few years—and honeybees pollinate one-third of all the food we eat. This infographic is a closer look at a major cause of widespread bee die-offs, what it means to us, and how we can help the bees.

April 15, 2015 | Blog Post

11 Bee Facts That Will Have You Buzzing

Bees do more than just produce honey, which is why Earthjustice is in court fighting for the survival of the bees, the beekeeping industry—and our nation’s food supply.

November 4, 2014 | Blog Post

Blocking Pesticides From the Beehive

Concerned citizens in Josephine County, Oregon, waged a successful fight to limit pesticide use within their borders, protecting bees in the process.

August 21, 2014 | Blog Post

Bees Need Help in California -- Today

The state of our honey bees is in danger. There’s a ghastly bill up for vote before the California Legislature – a bill that would postpone any action by the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation to ban bee-killing pesticides until 2020.

July 8, 2014 | Case

Challenging California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Environmental and food safety groups, represented by Earthjustice, are challenging California’s illegal practice of approving new agricultural uses for neonicotinoid pesticides, despite mounting evidence that the pesticides are devastating honeybees.

June 23, 2014 | Blog Post

Listen To The Bees

I’m not an academic, not a scientist, nor a policy maker. I’m just a mom and a beekeeper who sees bee’s disappearing; and I’m terribly worried.

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