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Loss of bees and wild pollinators serious threat to crop yields, study finds -

Loss of bees and wild pollinators serious threat to crop yields, study finds - | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

Feb 28, 2013 - Guardian Environment

Wild bees and other insects twice as effective as honeybees in producing seeds and fruit on crops.

The decline of wild bees and other pollinators may be an even more alarming threat to crop yields than the loss of honeybees, a worldwide study suggests, revealing the irreplaceable contribution of wild insects to global food production. ...trucking in managed honeybee hives did not replace wild pollination when that was lost, but only added to the pollination that took place.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/feb/28/wild-bees-pollinators-crop-yields

 

SAVE THE BERRIES, SAVE THE BEES, SAVE ME ... MUCH MORE ON THE TRAGEDY OF THE DISAPPEARING BEES AND POLLINATORS

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=BEES

 

 

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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues?

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

European Environment Agency (EEA): Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.


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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 6, 11:00 PM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.

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Edible City - Documentary

Edible City - Documentary | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

Edible City is a 72 minute documentary film that asks a few burning questions…

 “How can we live in cities and still eat local, healthy, sustainable food?”
“How can we create jobs, build local economies, and increase food security all at the same time?”
“How can we create food systems that are economically, socially, and environmentally just?”

 Edible City follows ten extraordinary stories exploring what’s going on in the food movement today, from the grassroots growth to the politics in Washington, D.C., from Occupy Oakland to creating community resiliency and local economic infrastructure.

 


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Food, Technology and Biodiversity

Food, Technology and Biodiversity | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

In the 21's century our food has become mass produced and shipped worl wide. Our companies are doing whatever they can jsut to produce the food, these companies dont care what they put in it as long as the customers are buying. They are putting to many chemicals in the food which make it unhealthy for humans. 


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elsa hunziker's comment, January 30, 2012 11:27 AM
Eye opening!