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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

 

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                             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/

 

 

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/

 

 

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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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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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Are Disappearing Bees the Canary in the Coal Mine for Human & Environmental Health

Are Disappearing Bees the Canary in the Coal Mine for Human & Environmental Health | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 The Economist, March 31, 2014
▶  BEES AND INSECTICIDES:  SUBTLE POISON.  Evidence is Growing That Commonly Used Pesticides, Even When Employed Carefully, Are Bad For Bees. In the winter of 2006 beekeepers in America noticed something odd—lots of their hives were dying for no obvious reason." Evidence is growing that commonly used pesticides, even when employed carefully, are bad for bees (and that also means for us) http://www.economist.com/node/21551451?fsrc=scn/fb/wl/ar/subtlepoison

 

 

                                                      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/

 

 

 

Summit Voice, May 11, 2014
▶  SMOKING GUN IN HONEY BEE DIE-OFF? http://summitcountyvoice.com/2014/05/11/environment-smoking-gun-in-honey-bee-die-off/

 

                                                      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/

 

 

Scientific American, May 13, 2014
▶  ENVIRONMENTALISTS DUE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO LIST DISAPPEARING BUMBLE BEE AS ENDANGERED. Bumble bees pollinate a wide variety of plants and crops and are used commercially by farmers to help grow tomatoes in greenhouses. Scientists ascribe the dwindling population to threats including disease, habitat destruction and pesticides. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/environmentalists-sue-to-list-bumble-bee-as-endangered/

 

January 27, 2012 NBC News, Science
▶ PESTICIDE LEAVES BEES MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO A DEBILITATING VIRUS, NEW RESEARCH SHOWS http://www.nbcnews.com/id/46167215/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UfMBn1Pc-RQ

 

 Guardian Environment, May 09, 2014

▶  HONEYBEES ABANDONING HIVES, MILLIONS DYING DUE TO INSECTICIDE USE, RESEARCH STUDY FINDS Harvard study shows neonicotionoids are devastating colonies by triggerring colony collapse disorder http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/09/honeybees-dying-insecticide-harvard-study

 

  -▶ STARVING HIVES ! BEES EXPOSED TO INSECTICIDES, SUCH AS NEONICOTINOIDS, ARE UNABLE TO GATHER ENOUGH POLLEN DOOMING THEIR YOUNG TO DIE http://www.seattleorganicrestaurants.com/vegan-whole-food/starving-hives-bees-exposed-to-systemic-pesticides-are-unable-to-gather-enough-pollen-neonicotinoids-kill-honeybees.php

 

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

 

 June 24, 2013 EcoWatch

▶ 50,000 BUMBLEBEES, 300 COLONIES DEAD AFTER NEONICOTINOID PESTICIDE USE IN OREGON, USA  http://ecowatch.com/2013/50000-bumblebees-dead-neonicotinoid-pesticide/

 

June 26, 2013 Owensound SunTimes
▶ ALMOST 40 MILLION BEES LOST FROM ELMWOOD FARM, CANADA http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/2013/06/26/almost-40-million-bees-lost-from-elmwood-farm

 

27 March 2013 - Seed Daily

 ▶ USA REGULATORS UNDER FIRE OVER RISKY PESTICIDES THAT PUT PEOPLE AND VALUABLE CROP POLLINATORS, LIKE BEES, IN PERIL http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/US_regulators_under_fire_over_bee-toxic_pesticides_999.html

 

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

 

January 13, 2012 Guardian Environment
▶ HONEYBEE DIE-OFF NEARING A 'CRITICAL POINT'

Of particular concern is a group of pesticides, chemically similar to nicotine, called neonicotinoids (neonics for short), and one in particular called clothianidin. Instead of being sprayed, neonics are used to treat seeds, so that they're absorbed by the plant's vascular system, and then end up attacking the central nervous systems of bees that come to collect pollen. Virtually all of today's genetically engineered Bt corn is treated with neonics... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jan/13/honeybee-problem-critical-point?intcmp=122

 

March 29, 2012 BBC News -
 ▶ PESTICIDES HIT QUEEN BEE NUMBERS: Some of the world's most commonly used pesticides are killing bees by damaging their ability to navigate and reducing numbers of queens, research suggests http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17535769

 

January 13, 2012 Grist
ARE PESTICIDES PUSHING HONEYBEES PAST THE TIPPING POINT? http://grist.org/food/2012-01-13-honey-bees-problem-nearing-a-critical-point

 

Feb 13, 2013 - National Geographic

 ▶ ARE HONEYBEES LOSING THEIR WAY? Pesticides can take a toll on their memory and communication skills, and a combo of chemicals turns out to be far more hazardous....  http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130213-honeybee-pesticide-insect-behavior-science/

 

                                         SILENCING THE SCIENTIST

             TARGETED BY HERBICIDE FIRM SYNGENTA - ALTRAZINE

                                                http://sco.lt/8VIcAz

 

BAYER RAKED IN $1 BILLION IN 2010 WITH BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES (BIG MONEY DRIVE EXTINCTION) http://sco.lt/5w7FMv

 

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

 

FastCompany Co.Exist
 ▶ HOW PESTICIDES ARE CONTRIBUTING TO COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER http://www.fastcoexist.com/1679135/how-pesticides-are-contributing-to-colony-collapse-disorder

 

January 28, 2013  American Bee Journal
 ▶ PESTICIDES AND THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER : DISTILLING RECENT RESEARCH http://www.extension.org/pages/60318/pesticides-and-their-involvement-in-colony-collapse-disorder

 

▶ OUR GMO CORNFIELDS ARE TOO QUIET - ALL LIFE CHEMICALLY EXTERMINATED - EXCEPT THE GENE-ALTERED CORN http://sco.lt/6przzF

 

January 17, 2012 Mother Jones
▶ IS YOUR GARDEN PESTICIDE KILLING BEES? http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/01/bee-killing-pesticides-not-just-corn-fields

 

 ▶ DOMESTICATED AND WILD BEES ARE BOTH IN TROUBLE - PESTICIDE INDUSTRY IN DENIAL http://sco.lt/95yplJ

 

                                                        VIDEO:

                             WHAT IF THE BEES STOP BUZZING?

                                             http://sco.lt/7SKVBh

 

 

February 22, 2012 On Earth Magazine
▶ BEES: JUST WHAT DO THEY POLLINATE.  A CASE FOR GROWING LOCALLY  http://www.onearth.org/article/the-latest-buzz-on-bees

 

▶ 700,000x LETHAL DOSE OF PESTICIDES FOUND IN BEES http://sco.lt/8DQnqr

 

June 27, 2013 EcoWatch

▶ SCIENTISTS CALL FOR END TO COSMETIC INSECTICIDE ON CITY/COUNTY LANDS AFTER BUMBLEBEE GENOCIDE IN OREGON http://ecowatch.com/2013/end-cosmetic-insecticideafter-bumblebee-genocide/

 

 ▶ INSECTICIDE 'UNACCEPTABLE' DANGER TO BEES AND FOOD, REPORT FINDS  http://sco.lt/7X1YrB

 

                                          BATTLE FOR THE BEES:

                          Dying Bees Raise Alarm For Humans

                                        EUROPE BANS PESTICIDE

                                            http://sco.lt/8QOFgv

 

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

 

 ▶ NOT JUST THE BEES: BAYER'S PESTICIDE MAY HARM BIRDS TOO http://sco.lt/8zDFvF

 

 ▶ MONARCH BUTTERFLY MIGRATION PLUNGES - THE PERFECT STORM; GMO CROPS, PESTICIDES AND EXTREME WEATHER http://sco.lt/6JKCR7

 

 - ▶ PESTICIDES ARE KILLING OUR PLANET, DECIMATING POLLINATORS, DRAGONFLIES AND OTHER AQUATIC INSECTS, AND YOU http://sco.lt/5XzNlx

 

- ▶ IT'S TIME THE PESTICIDE/CHEMICAL INDUSTRY OWNED UP: THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR PESTICIDES ARE CAUSING AN ECOLOGICAL CATASTROPHE http://sco.lt/7qvjPt

 

 

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                               --- IMPACT ON HUMAN HEALTH ---

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Treehugger, March 06, 2014
 ▶ A SILENT EPIDEMIC OF NEUROTOXINS IS THREATENING OUR CHILDREN'S BRAINS http://www.treehugger.com/health/silent-epidemic-neurotoxins-threatening-our-childrens-brains.html

 

 April 2, 2013 Common Dreams
 ▶ AUTISM AND DISAPPEARING BEES: A COMMON DENOMINATOR? http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/02

 

 ▶ FOOD ALLERGIES, CANCER, ILL HEALTH LINKED TO PESTICIDES http://sco.lt/4megAz

 

 ▶ STRONG REPORT FROM PEDIATRICIANS:  PESTICIDES HARM CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT:  Bad for adult brains, too http://sco.lt/8g7Daz

 

July 6, 2013 Taipei Times

 ▶ EXCESSIVE PESTICIDE FOUND ON PEAS, BEANS, PEPPERS http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/07/06/2003566477

 

 ▶ MOMS PESTICIDE EXPOSURE RAISES RISK OF INFANT LEUKEMIA http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/newscience/2012/10/2013-0121-pesticides-permethrin-womb-leukemia/

 

 ▶ THOUSANDS OF DYING FARMERS IN SRI LANKA: STUDIES LINKS KIDNEY DISEASE TO AGROCHEMICALS http://sco.lt/6gKuMT

 

February 8, 2012 Food Integrity Campaign
 ▶ DROWNING IN HERBICIDE: MONSANTO IGNORES HEALTH CONCERNS http://www.foodwhistleblower.org/blog/23-2012/286-drowning-in-herbicide-monsanto-ignores-health-concerns

 

 ▶ WHAT PESTICIDE EXPOSURE IS DOING TO YOUR BODY http://sco.lt/7IKHmD

 

May 6, 2013 Guardian Environment

 ▶ GUADELOUPE AND MARTINIQUE THREATENED AS PESTICIDE CONTAMINATES FOOD CHAIN http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/may/07/guadeloupe-economy-theatened-pesticides-pollution

 

 ▶ THE SPERM COUNT OF FRENCH MEN FELL BY A THIRD DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL EXPOSURES  http://sco.lt/8mDKuP

 

 ▶ THINK THOSE CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES IN YOUR FOOD HAVE BEEN TESTED?  http://sco.lt/7QxMob

 

 

                                                  --- WATCH --

                                                  VIDEO (3:56)

                      MONSANTO OWNS THE BEES, GUESS WHO'S NEXT http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fJE1TyKQdgg

 

 

                               THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE: 

               New Charges Against Monsanto's "Pesticide" Roundup 

                                         http://sco.lt/63470L

 

 ▶ PESTICIDE/CHEMICAL REGULATION OVERHAUL NEEDED TO PROTECT WILDLIFE, ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAIN http://sco.lt/6VkkXB

 

                                                      WATCH:

                                 FROGS:  THE THIN GREEN LINE

                                     A World Without Amphibians

                                             http://sco.lt/6pPisL

 

 

                                                   --- WATCH ---

                THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO  (FULL LENGTH)

                           THE LEADER OF THE BIOTECH CHEMICAL CARTEL

                                            http://sco.lt/7CoHSb

 

 

 ▶ THE GLOBAL CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD FOOD SUPPLY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

 

                                         A MUST SEE VIDEO FOR ALL

                                     DAVID SUZUKI, GENETICIST:

"WHAT ARE ROUNDUP READY AND Bt PESTICIDE GMO CROPS?

                                                 http://sco.lt/5n6cuP

 

 

 MORE ON PESTICIDES AND BEES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=BEES+PESTICIDES


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pdjmoo's insight:

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that as bees move from flower to flower they are gathering more and more of these toxic chemicals.  Their little immune systems can't handle it and this weakness makes them more vulnerable to all sorts of viruses and illness. Beyond this, we humans eat the honey they work so hard to make.  Connecting the dots: could it be that the same pesticides sprayed on the food and crops we eat be a cause for the massive obesity, diabetes, ADHD, alzheimers epidemic also?

 

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Is Your Garden Pesticide Killing Bees?

Is Your Garden Pesticide Killing Bees? | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Bee-killing pesticides aren't just for big ag. They're in many popular home gardening products too.
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The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

The documentary film "Vanishing of the Bees" unveils the phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and the real causes of bee death all over the U.S."

The danger of accumulated pesticides in the environment and the lack of USA federal agency oversight in favor of manufacturers's studies without independent review is a major cause for concern.  90% of food we eat is treated with pesticides, over a billion pounds of these toxic chemicals are used annually on the huge agricultural western monocrop farms.

Before releasing these highly toxic chemicals into our environment, a responsible nation would ensure that independent interdisciplinary studies are carried out to determine affects on both our ecosystems AND human health.

 

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OUR POLLINATORS ARE GOING...Are Pesticides Pushing Honeybee Die-offs Past the Tipping Point?

OUR POLLINATORS ARE GOING...Are Pesticides Pushing Honeybee Die-offs Past the Tipping Point? | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Although news about honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has died down, commercial beekeepers have seen average population losses of about 30 percent each year since 2006. More than 70 crops they pollinate -- from almonds to apples to blueberries -- are in peril...http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/are-pesticides-pushing-honeybee-die-offs-past-the-tipping-point/#.UL1ZXYXZ03Z

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