The unnecessary use of pesticides is harming ecosystems and threatening our health.

If you’re lucky, you might see a summer’s field buzzing with bees or a flock of monarch butterflies undertaking their annual migration. But our country’s overuse of toxic pesticides is making such sights less common as it makes much of our country’s environment toxic. Seeping far beyond the initially treated zones, these pesticides are infiltrating our soil, water systems and food chains. Together, we can put our country on a safer path free of pesticides.

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Monarch populations have dropped by more than 80% in recent decades, due in part to our country’s overuse of pesticides.

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How to avoid bee-killing pesticides

To save the bees, you should avoid toxic bee-killing pesticides called neonicotinoids. Use our guide to identify which pesticides contain neonicotinoids.

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Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign, Environment America