Report: 10 Protected Species Endangered by Pesticides
A new report from the Endangered Species Coalition highlights 10 species being pushed toward extinction by massive overuse of pesticides.
The species are the San Joaquin kit fox, Indiana bat, California red-legged frog, pink mucket pearly mussel, Chinook salmon, monarch butterfly, northern spotted owl, streaked horned lark, Crotch's bumblebee and Salado salamander.
"Pesticide use in the United States is out of control, and these beautiful and highly endangered animals are paying the price," said Lori Ann Burd, the Center's environmental health director.
Read the report.