Your Call: Bees and the powerful pesticide industry
On the June 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the pesticide industry and the drastic decline of the bee population.
According to a new investigation by Friends of the Earth, last year, the pesticide industry, led by Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, and DuPont, spent more than $30 million lobbying state and federal officials to slow and weaken pollinator protection laws across the country. How are bee advocates taking on this powerful industry? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Jonathan Lundgren PhD, former USDA scientist and current CEO of Blue Dasher Farm
Christopher Cook, co-author of the report, award-winning journalist, and author of Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis
Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network