A terrifying study has found that the exact same pesticides causing the massive global bee die-off are now killing birds as well.
The global bee die-off has been happening so fast that scientists are still scrambling to detect all the impacts. And now, this new study also finds that neonic pesticides are killing warblers, swallows, starlings and thrushes nearly as fast as the bees -- at current rates, 35 percent of the bird population will disappear in just 10 years in the areas studied.
Our efforts are gaining momentum. In Europe, there's a moratorium on bee and bird-killing neonics. Ontario, Canada's biggest province, is the first major territory in North America to limit neonics use by a whopping 80 percent.
But Bayer -- one of the biggest producers of these toxic pesticides -- has an army of lawyers and million-dollar lobbyists suing to overturn Europe's ban and undermine Ontario's historic move. The only way we can win is if we all fight back together. Can you make a monthly donation so we can keep fighting until we win a ban?