The Food Revolution Summit: April 28-May 6

The Food Revolution Summit will take place from April 28 to May 6, 2012. Hosted by John Robbins & Ocean Robbins, this unprecedented international event will feature talks from luminaries in the fields of health, nutrition, ecology, and activism, including Dean Ornish, Bill McKibben, Vandana Shiva, Frances Moore-Lappé, T. Colin Campbell, Morgan Spurlock, and others. The entire event will be broadcast live for free viewing.

For details and registration (free), visit the website at foodrevolution.org.

Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides

A case study in interdependence: A new study published in the American Chemical Society’s Environmental Science & Technology journal links the rapid decline in bee populations to insecticides used in commercial corn farming. Yet another reason to go organic and boycott chemical corn.

Read the full story here.