10 American Species Imperiled by Pesticides

Pollution is a top five driver of the loss of plants and wildlife. Pesticides are among the most dangerous pollutants, harming insects, mussels, fish, amphibians, birds, and even mammals—humans included. Unfortunately, the Trump Administration has taken a big step back from protections that would keep wildlife and humans safe from some of the most toxic pesticides. The consequences to nature are being felt across the country. This report, released by the Endangered Species Coalition in partnership with seven of our member groups, details ten of the most impacted species.

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