USA: Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

Over the past few decades, there has been a significant loss of pollinators, including honey bees, native bees, birds, bats, and butterflies, from the environment. The problem is serious and requires immediate attention to ensure the sustainability of our food production systems, avoid additional economic impact on the agricultural sector, and protect the health of the environment.

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Matariki – time for renewal

Over the last few days, I learned a bit about Matariki, the Maori New Year. My personal thoughts: Time to think and re-think. Time for adaptation and change. Time to reflect what worked and what did not. I like the concept of Matariki. Have a think, have a chat. For yourself, with your family, about…

Govt opens Maui’s dolphin area for oil drilling

The Government has opened up more than 3000 square kilometres of a marine mammal sanctuary for oil and gas drilling, home to the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin. It comes less than a week after the International Whaling Commission urged our Government to do more to save the species. Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/Govt-opens-Mauis-dolphin-area-for-oil-drilling Frack, Drill, Mine, ……