While there are several factors threatening the health of pollinators, there is an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence linking plummeting pollinator populations to pesticide use and illustrating the far reaching impacts that toxic synthetic p.
California’s recent drought has exposed deep problems with the state’s water infrastructure and sharpened conflicts over the state’s limited water supply, particularly between agriculture, ecosystems, and communities.
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Now more than ever it is imperative to be engaged and informed on the various issues facing our food system .
In 2017, HCFS is re-introducing bills that require that the State of Hawaiʻi protect our keiki’s heath and environment from the unintended impacts of large-scale pesticide use by establishing buffer zones and requiring disc.
Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for trick-or-treating fun! What it shouldn’t mean is worrying over whether or not we’re being tricked by candy producers into buying and eating potentially .
CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (CAFOs) have come to dominate U.S. agriculture, crowding animals into tight quarters with little or no access to the outdoors, poor sanitation, and extremely short lifespans.
Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates. While we may not - know the exact cause of the disappearance, we do know that some pesticides are contributing to their decline.
One of every three bites of food we eat is from a crop pollinated by bees. Yet, over the past decade, honey bee and other pollinator populations have severely declined around the world. During the winter of 2014/15, two-thirds of U.S.
By mobilizing the voices of our grassroots membership and organizational allies, during the 2016 state legislative session Hawaiʻi CFS and the food movement were able to:
Establish First State-Funded Tax Credit in the U.S.
For all of human history, we have been eating shellfish (bivalves like clams, mussels, and oysters and crustaceans like shrimp and lobster), and until recently we relied on wild populations of shellfish harvested from coastal areas.
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