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New Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing

By | 2016-10-15T20:23:47+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount of pesticides we spray (especially in North America) on our food that has not only been linked to human disease, but a massive die off in the global bee population within the past few years. A new study out of Harvard University, published in the June edition of the Bulletin of Insectology puts the nail in the coffin, neonicotinoids are killing

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This Is Your Grocery Store After All The Bees Die

By | 2017-08-25T00:31:31+00:00 July 6th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , |

What will happen if all bees die? In case you were ever wondering just how important bees are to human life, or if all the hoopla is just that, I would like you to take a look at the images below. If you plan on eating fruits, vegetables, dairy, chocolate or just about anything else in the future, you better start caring about the bees. Bees pollinate more than 100 types of crops in the US! Take a look at what your favorite grocery store

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51% of bee-friendly plants contain bee-killing pesticides

By | 2017-09-07T21:52:16+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

When Bayer started marketing a neonicotinoid pesticide with "free seeds for bees", many bee-lovers thought it was a sick joke. But the problem doesn't end with bad marketing ideas. It turns out that many of us who have tried to help bees by planting pollinator gardens may be unwittingly spreading those very same pesticides, at least if we buy from mainstream hardware stores and garden centers. That's the conclusion of a new report from Friends of the Earth which found traces of neonicotinoids in 51%

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