Seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii’s only native bees, have been added for protection under the Endangered Species Act. This is a first for bees in the United States.
Environmental and conservation groups tout the Endangered Species Act as a success, while opponents of the law point to a low species recovery rate and added restrictions to landowners as reasons to reform the law. A U.S. senator has unveiled legislation to do just that. Read moreRead More »
Echoing a suggestion by Dow Chemical, Section 9111 of the Farm Bill released today by House Republicans would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to approve pesticides without ever analyzing whether they’d harm hundreds of endangered species across the country, including salmon and California condors. Read moreRead More »