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Monsanto Linked to Bee Plight
Animals  (tags: bees, honeybees, colony collapse disorder, monsanto, herbicide, pesticide, insecticide, GMO, corn, food safety, food labeling, pollination, crops, farms, poisoned food, toxic food, roundup, plants, insects, diabetes, saccharine, ag gag, cotton )

Deb
- 763 days ago - bellaonline.com
Research has shown that bee Colony Collapse Disorder is associated with Monsanto's neonicotinoid insecticides, as well as, exposure to the firm's genetically modified corn crops.
Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder
Animals  (tags: Colony Collapse Disorder, bee, pollination, crops, farming, agriculture, pesticides, pollution, death, human overpopulation, overconsumption )

Rooibos
- 821 days ago - loe.org
One of the world's most commonly used pesticides plays a role in the destruction of up to 90% of honeybee hives. A professor of environmental exposure biology at Harvard University conducted a series of field experiments using the pesticide Imidacloprid.
Rumble in the Jungle: Man And Elephants Fight It Out in Jambi's Forests
Animals  (tags: conflicts habitat deforestation, habitat destroyed, villagers, sumutrran elephants, survival, crops, food )

Simone
- 1649 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
A herd of Sumatran elephants needs a home range of at least 400 hectares, but rampant deforestation in Jambi has seen their territory replaced by palm oil plantations, leading to frequent clashes.
Termites Create Sustainable Monoculture Fungus Farming
Animals  (tags: Fungus, monoculture, crops )

Nancy
- 1691 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Food production of modern human societies is mostly based on large-scale monoculture crops, but it now appears that advanced insect societies have the same practice.
'Tiger' to the Rescue of Farmers
Animals  (tags: 'tiger, electronic gadget, elephant herds, crops, protection farmers, conflicts )

Simone
- 1775 days ago - hindu.com
An innovative electronic gadget, developed by the forest personnel in the district, to scare away crop-raiding elephants has proved to be a success. The gadget was developed by V.K. Sreevalsan, wildlife warden, Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary, after a two-
Rampaging Elephants Cause Diplomatic Row Between India and Nepal
Animals  (tags: rampgaing elephants herds, india, nepal, elephants, killed, villagers, conflicts, crops, habitat, wildlife )

Simone
- 1822 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
A rampaging herd of 200 wild elephants that has wreaked havoc in eastern Nepal after migrating from India is poised to trigger a diplomatic row between the two countries. Two of the elephants have been killed in the past week by irate villagers after
Decline in 'Bee' Could Threaten World's Crops
Animals  (tags: bees, decline, crops, environment, protection, insects, habitat )

Cher Away
- 2197 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Scientists have said that a decline in bee biodiversity might spell trouble for crop producers as their differences are crucial to the maintenance of the world's crops.
One Million Face Famine After Rats Feast on Crops
Animals  (tags: india, rodents, rats, crops, humans, habitat, famine )

Jacquelin
- 2298 days ago - mg.co.za
The people of Mizoram, a tiny, remote state of north-east India squeezed between Burma and Bangladesh, have known for the past 48 years that they would face famine in 2008. Confirmation came last November when the local species of bamboo that dominate
   

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