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RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline

RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Feb 21, 2013 The Independent

Controversial nerve-agent pesticides widely linked to decline in bees around the world should be banned, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) says today.

More than 30 separate scientific studies in the last three years have shown adverse effects on insects from neonicotinoids, which are "systemic" insecticides, meaning they enter every part of the target plants – including the pollen and nectar which bees harvest.... http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/rspb-demands-ban-on-deadly-pesticides-linked-to-bee-decline-8503950.html

 

                                                            PHOTOS
                             On The Wing Photography, May 21, 2014
              WHEN ALL THE HIVES COLLAPSE WHERE WILL WE BEE? http://onthewingphotography.com/wings/2014/05/21/when-all-the-hives-collapse-where-will-we-bee/


Harvard Gazette, August 19, 2014
- ▶ ARE FAILING BEES OUR WARNING SIGN FOR HUMAN HEALTH IMPLICATIONS? Harvard School of Public Health’s (HSPH) Chengsheng (Alex) Lu, an associate professor of environmental exposure biology,  believes that the potential human health implications of colony collapse disorder extend beyond the drop in pollination — though that is worrisome enough — to the impact on humans of long exposure to low-level poisons like neonicotinoid pesticides...links the pesticide to the recent increase in neurological conditions in children such as autism and ADHD. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/are-failing-bees-our-warning-sign/

 

 

Treehugger, May 12, 2014
 -▶ NO. 1 PESTICIDE KILLING HONEYBEES http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/no-1-pesticide-killing-honeybees.html

 

Common Dreams, April 28, 2014
  -▶FOLLOW THE HONEY:  7 WAYS PESTICIDE COMPANIES ARE SPINNING THE BEE CRISIS http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/04/28-3

 

Buzz About Bees, April 29, 2014
 -▶ 80,000 BEE COLONIES POISONED IN CALIFORNIA DURING ALMOND POLLINATION - THE DEVASTATING BEE DIE-OFF
http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/Bee-Colonies-Poisoned-in-California.html

 

-▶ SILENCING THE SCIENTIST:  TARGETED BY HERBICIDE FIRM SYNGENTA - ALTRAZINE http://sco.lt/8VIcAz

 

                     STUNNING MACRO PHOTOS OF BEES

Courtesy of the US Geological Survey http://petapixel.com/2013/09/14/stunning-macro-photos-bees-courtesy-us-geological-survey/

 

July 26, 2013 Tree Hugger
SCIENTISTS DISCOVER ANOTHER CAUSE OF BEE DEATHS, AND IT'S REALLY BAD NEWS http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/scientists-discover-another-cause-bee-deaths-and-its-really-bad-news.html

 

April 10, 2013 - The Organic View - June Stoyer
ARE NEONICOTINOIDS TOO BIG TO BAN? http://www.theorganicview.com/environment/are-neonicotinoids-too-big-to-ban/

 

HOW DO NEONICOTINOIDS WORK? http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/how-do-neonicotinoids-work.html

 

July 29, 2013 Yale Environment 360
WIRED HONEYBEES PROVE HARMFUL IMPACTS OF PESTICIDES ON NAVIGATION
Using tiny radar antennae glued to the backs of honeybees, European scientists have found that bees exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides were more likely to become disoriented and separated from their hives ,,,http://e360.yale.edu/digest/wired_honeybees_show_harmful_impacts_of_pesticides_on_navigation/3902/

 

SAVE THE BEES, SAVE THE BERRIES, SAVE ME | The Natural Eye Project http://ow.ly/mx2Gq

 

BATTLE FOR THE BEES: Dying Bees Raise Alarm For Humans - Europe Bans Pesticide  http://sco.lt/8QOFgv

 

 

28 March,2013 - The Guardian Environment

THE FOX GUARDING THE HEN HOUSE? PESTICIDE MAKERS PROPOSE PLAN TO "HELP" BEES TO FORESTALL EUROPEAN UNION BAN ON PRODUCTS http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/mar/28/pesticide-makers-plan-help-bees

 

PESTICIDE LOBBY SPENDS MILLIONS TO DEFEND CHEMICALS TIED TO BEE DEATHS http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/pesticide-lobby-bees_n_2980870.html

 

April 11, 2013 Corporate Europe Observatory
PRIVATE LETTERS REVEAL SYNGENTA AND BAYER'S FURIOUS LOBBYING AGAINST BEE PESTICIDE BAN  http://corporateeurope.org/publications/pesticides-against-pollinators

 

April 8, 2013 Earth First
PESTICIDES HAVE KILLED OFF SO MANY BEES, NOW ROBOTIC BEES TO POLLINATE MONSANTO CROPS http://earthfirstnews.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/robotic-bees-to-pollinate-monsanto-crops/

 

 

April 23, 2013 Moyers & Company
++++WATCH

SHORT VIDEO "DANCE OF THE HONEY BEE Narrated by Bill McKibben http://truth-out.org/news/item/15896-dance-of-the-honey-bee

 

 

March 25, 2013 - Chemical and Engineering News

GMO CORN: AT LEAST THEY'RE ADMITTING PESTICIDES PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN BEE KILL AND DISAPPEARANCE  http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/i12/Curtailing-Honeybee-Losses.html

 

28 March, 2013 Inter Press Service
USA PESTICIDE APPROVAL PROCESS "GRIEVOUSLY FLAWED"

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a key government regulator, may have been haphazardly approving thousands of pesticides for decades, some of which pose risks to both human and environmental health.

http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/03/u-s-pesticide-approval-process-grievously-flawed/

 

 

                                            +++ WATCH +++

EXCELLENT SHORT VIDEO ON THE EFFECTS MULTIPLE PETICIDES ARE HAVING UPON BEES - by Nature Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-fXYR9FTfM

 

NEW CHARGES AGAINST MONSANTO'S ROUNDUP - THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE http://sco.lt/8iHda5

 

 

 

EUROPE IGNORING WARNING SIGNS OF BEE DEATHS, GM NANOTECHNOLOGY DANGERS AND INDUSTRY COLLUSION  U.S. http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995419038/europe-ignoring-warning-signs-of-bee-deaths-gm-food-nanotechnology-dangers-and-industry-collusion

 

Bee Strawbridge: WHY IS BEE DECLINE NOT A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? http://beestrawbridge.blogspot.com/2013/02/why-is-bee-decline-not-national.html

 

                                BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS
                      Focusing on Wildlife, February 04, 2014
                          AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF BEES         http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/intimate-portraits-of-bees/

 

BEE SHORTAGE MAY INCREASE SOME FOOD PRICES  | KGET TV 17 http://www.kget.com/news/local/story/Bee-shortage-may-increase-some-food-prices/MQR93TcM5kincZPHgA3sOg.cspx

 

HONEY BEES ARE LOSING THEIR WAY  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3997154773/are-honeybees-losing-their-way

 

April 1, 2013 Yale Environment 360

TRACKING THE CAUSES OF SHARP DECLINE OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY by Richard Conniff http://e360.yale.edu/feature/tracking_the_causes_of_sharp__decline_of_the_monarch_butterfly/2634/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+YaleEnvironment360+%28Yale+Environment+360%29

 

 

FOR MORE ON BEES, PESTICIDES

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=bees

 

FOLLOW: Rooftop Permaculture http://ow.ly/jDUxg

 

 

 

pdjmoo's insight:

Common Sense and critical thinking do not require a Scientific Ph.D.   If these highly toxic pesticides and chemicals are destroying our biodiverity and beneficial insects, what do you think they might be doing to our human body.  FEB 23, 2013 MONSANTO's "ROUNDUP" IS MORE TOXIC THAN DECLARED PROVES NEW SERALINI STUDY http://www.occupymonsanto360.org/2013/02/23/roundup-is-more-toxic-than-declared-proves-new-seralini-study/ Could they be having the same impact resulting in Alzheimer's and other neurological deficits?  And what about the food we eat that have been sprayed with these poisons?  And what about the honey that these poor bees produce?  Is that contaminated too?  Time for the big global chemical companies to take responsibility for what they're doing to our planet and we humans with little or no disclosure, regulation or oversight, like gigantic ships in the night slipping under the safety radar screen.

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Susan Davis Cushing's curator insight, February 21, 2013 8:41 AM

Fantastic summary of the #bee #neonicotinoids catastrophy from pdjmoo. If you can't read it now, bookmark this amalagamation of posts for later reading! 

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GM crops undermining sustainable weed control and sustainable agriculture

This BioScience piece documents not only the current state of glyphosate resistant weeds, but also ties the development of genetically engineered herbicide resistant crops, especially 2,4-D and dicamba resistant crops, to the decline of sustainable weed management, and to the decline of sustainable agriculture more generally.

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Why I resigned over Bhopal

Why I resigned over Bhopal | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Meredith Alexander: A true Olympic legacy would be for Dow Chemical to shoulder responsibility for the 1984 tragedy...
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