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Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 128 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
Article - Common Crop Pesticides Kill Honeybee Larvae in the Hive - Via RiseEarth
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Crop Pesticides, Toxic Chemicals, Bees, Pollinators, Suffering, Death, Sadness )

Victoria
- 324 days ago - riseearth.com
Four pesticides and a pesticide additive commonly used on crops to kill insects and fungi also kill honeybee larvae within their hives, according to Penn State and University of Florida researchers. The risk assessment that the EPA uses must reflect this.
The Secret Life of Native Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, discovery, environment, habitat, health, interesting, investigation, honey bees, pollinators, research, study, world )

Kathy
- 364 days ago - ensia.com
As colony collapse disorder takes its toll on honeybees, native bees draw attention as an insurance policy for future food security.
Pesticides Indicted in Bee Deaths
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, pesticides, farming, environment )

Judy
- 2042 days ago - salon.com
"They're not making decisions about whether the pesticide can be put on the market based on impacts to bees, no matter how much evidence of harm there is," Colangelo says. "The EPA will just approve it anyway and put a warning label on the product."
Solving the Mystery of the Vanishing Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, honeybee disappearance, research )

Judy
- 2074 days ago - sciam.com
"The mysterious ailment known as Colony Collapse Disorder has wiped out large numbers of bees that pollinate a third of our crops. The cause turns out to be surprisingly complex, but solutions are emerging..."
Honeybees In Danger
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pesticides, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, parathion )

Judy
- 2076 days ago - truthout.org
Never in history have honeybees and other pollinators been in such danger. Populations have declined up to 60% in 2009. In 1974 the EPA approved an encapsulated form of nerve gas parathion with time-released pesticide particles the size of pollen grains.
   

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