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Collapsed Colonies Spell Disaster for Our Food System, and Toxic Pesticide Is to Blame


Environment  (tags: EPA, Honey Bees )

Timothy
- 2008 days ago - earthjustice.org
Want to know what else disappears if honeybee colonies continue their alarming rate of collapse? Our food. Please read, note, and pass along.



   

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Ben O (130)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 7:01 am
Since we humans don't seem to understand the importance of honeybees, we are nothing but absolutely worthless idiots!
 

Elle B (81)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 7:17 am
Ty for posting this important article. . .

"Sure, it's going to kill a lot of people, but they may be dying of something else anyway." ― Othal Brand, member of a Texas pesticide review board, on chlordane

"Listen to the bees and let them guide you." ― Brother Adam

 

Diana T (1)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:05 am
Can we get a law against the mass extermination of honeybees? Not talking about the single unwanted nest in someones garage, although getting a pro to move it would be preferable, but not everyone can afford that - I'm referring to poisoning hundreds of colonies at a time. Intentionally or not - people: do your homework!
 

Diana T (1)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:06 am
The ones that need to do their homework being the "scientists" who think they can change the plant instead of pulling a few weeds.
 

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:46 am
I wonder if they understand the catastrophic consequences it will cause if the bees disappear?
Thanks Timothy for sharing
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:31 am
We're the DUMBEST species of all---we just don't get it. All pesticides should be banned period before it's too late...but as i said humans are DUMB. Thx Timothy
 

Rose Becke (141)
Monday December 16, 2013, 12:48 am
I agree with Ben
 

penny C (83)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 2:06 am
When the bees are gone so will we be finished.This is so sad they wont do anything to help them.
 
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