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    David Suzuki-Time to save bees and ban neonic pesticides

    David Suzuki: Time to save bees and ban neonic pesticides

    A new report warns it's time for Canada to follow Europe's lead and ban neonic pesticides, which kill bees and other species without boosting crop yields - says David Suzuki.


    Toronto sushi shop is first Ocean Wise 100 per cent sustainable restaurant

    Toronto sushi shop is first Ocean Wise 100% sustainable restaurant

    Just Sushi is the world's first restaurant to be 100% certified by leading sustainable seafood label Ocean Wise.



    Canada mulls crackdown on pesticide suspected of killing bees

    Canada mulls crackdown on pesticide suspected of killing bees

    The federal Health Department is proposing tighter rules for the use of a pesticide that is suspected of killing honey bees.


    Deconstructing Dinner creator Jon Steinman

    Deconstructing Dinner: BC Food Broadcaster Launches Fundraising Campaign for New Series

    For five years, Jon Steinman broadcast and podcast his radio program Deconstructing Dinner from the Nelson studio of Kootenay Co-op Radio to audiences around North America. The show, which delved into the serious questions surr...



    Photo: Anne Sherrod

    The Bee’s Needs

    When the final tally is done on humanity’s many post-Industrial Revolution screw ups, it is likely that the top of the list will be: They let the bees die. Consider this: According to a 2010 UN Environmental Programme report,...


    Save Compassion Farm

    Grounded TV presents a short video on the battle to save an organic farm on Vancouver Island from municipal zoning issues.



    US Bill S 510 would outlaw gardening and saving seeds

    US Bill S 510 would outlaw gardening and saving seeds

    Read this Nov. 16 story from Natural News on a new US Senate bill that would criminalize local food security. Senate Bill 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act, has been called “the most dangerous bill in the history of ...