Saving Bees, @Lowes Nixes Neonic #Pesticides

Lowe’s definitely has good timing. Earlier this month, the chain of home improvement stores announced that it would spend the next four years phasing out products that contain bee-killing neonicotinoids–aka “neonic”–pesticides. The move comes on the heels of a two-year campaign by Friends of the Earth to force the retailer to move away from these toxic pesticides, which kill birds as well as bees and have been linked to colony collapse disorder. [Read more…]