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New Research Continues To Connect Certain Pesticides With Bee Die-Off

Bees are dying in droves in the United States. Recent studies point to widely used pesticides as a culprit in this mysterious die-off.

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Study Says Mix of Pesticides a Problem for Bees

For years, scientists have tried to figure out what's killing honeybee colonies.

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Unexpected Pesticides Found on Cilantro

Every year, the US Department of Agriculture releases information on pesticides used on fruits and vegetables.

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Good Bug, Bad Bug

How do you tell the difference from a bug that's munching your flowers and the bug that's munching on the bug that's munch

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Lawn's End: The Organic Gardeners Give Tips On Putting The Yard To Bed

Healthy grass needs air, water, and space to spread around.

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Where Nothing Can Survive

Every summer, thousands of square miles of the Gulf of Mexico die.

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If we can grow crops with less energy and less fertilizer, the world wins'

How can farmers keep sediment and pollutants from running into waterways, save money so they can stay in business, and sequester the pote

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After a Decade, EPA Looks at Pesticides

The US Environmental Protection Agency plans to begin testing hundreds of pesticides to see if they disrupt human hormones.

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Phased-Out Pesticide Needed for Apples?

The EPA has granted a six-year reprieve for fruit growers to continue to use a highly toxic pesticide.

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Rachel Carson's Biographer Linda Lear

Linda Lear is the author of Rachel Carson, Witness for Nature, a definitive portrait of the woman who redefined the way humans look at th

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