Consultations close on July 14th, on the development of Canada's 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, to achieve promises made at the COP 15 held in Montreal last December. Canada's high and increasing use of pesticides must be reversed.
“In the dim light, there was a flash of gold. A Monarch chrysalis, attached to a horseradish leaf.”
Take a moment to experience the astonishing emergence of a Monarch butterfly from its chrysalis, in a series of photos by Meg Sears.
Chlorpyrifos is toxic and persistent, including causing brain damage in children. After being banned in the EU and the US, sales and use ended within months. Health Canada is allowing three more years of use in Canada.