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An investigation has revealed that pesticides killed thousands of bees across Minneapolis last month. More here:

Killing the Queen Bee. I don't really like this. Out with the old in with the new eh?

Neonicotinoid pesticides: Horrendous, environment-ravishing, bee-killing properties are responsible for entire bee colony collapses.

The Economistfrom The Economist

Bee off

Pesticides are killing bees. Please read the Economist article 'Bee Off' in the January 28th, 2012 issue.

Three big lies pesticide-makers are planting in the media, to make you think pesticides aren't killing pollinators. Learn more: Help spread the truth by sharing this pin! #SaveTheBees #SaveOurPollinators

Etsyfrom Etsy

5x7, 8x10 or 8.5x11 - Save the Bees Print

Without bees what will your garden grow? Every year we get more and more people complaining because they are out in the garden with paint brushes pollinating there cucumbers. Stop using pesticides and let the bees do what they do best. Farmer John

Both GMO crops and conventional crops use bee-killing pesticides. Choosing organic is the only way to avoid GMOs, toxic pesticides, save our pollinators, and support a sustainable future. Tell Starbucks to serve only organic milk here: For more information on colony collapse, bees, and pesticides use these source links: More

Greenpeace USA Honeybees are being poisoned by toxic pesticides that accumulate in their hives. Take action now! Tell the EPA to ban these pesticides and #savethebees:

Upworthyfrom Upworthy

We may have figured out what's killing the bees. Are we brave enough to save them?

Nearly 1/3 of honey bees have perished in just a few years, and honeybees pollinate 1/3 of all the food we eat. This article gives a closer look at a major cause of widespread die-off. Please read. Save the bees!

"One of every three bites of food you eat depends on the honey bee. They pollinate at least 130 different crops in the US alone, including fruits, vegetables and tree nuts." So why do we continue to kill bees with GMOs, pesticides and insecticides? Read More About the Amazing Things Bees Do For Us:

25,000 Dead Bees in Target Store Parking Lot: The blooming linden trees in the Target parking lot had been sprayed with Safari, a pesticide produced by Valent Professional Products, to protect the plants from aphid attack. However, the active ingredient in Safari was the chemical dinotefuran, an insect-killing poison chemically similar to nicotine. These nicotine-like pesticides, known as neonicotinoids kill bees, along with a wide range of other insects. - Discovery News

I am concerned about bees and the colony collapses that are being driven by man's pesticide and herbicide use. We won't have food without the bees, simple as that. "Soylent green is people" (see the movie, Soylent Green

A study co-authored by a University of Guelph scientist that involved fitting bumblebees with tiny radio frequency tags shows long-term exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide hampers bees’ ability to forage for pollen. More here: #savethebees #saveourpollinators #bees #neonics

Last winter, America’s beekeeping industry lost nearly half of all its bee colonies. And the numbers keep falling. Last summer, in the largest bee kill on record, more than 50,000 bumblebees were killed in Oregon as a direct result of exposure to an insecticide applied to trees for cosmetic purposes. Learn more: #savethebees #bees #pollinators

Are you buying plants that are killing bees? Tell The Home Depot and Lowe's Home Improvement: Stop Selling Garden Plants Laden With Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids: Please Share and Repin! #Neonicotinoids #SaveTheBees #USDA

We almost didn't have enough honey bees to pollinate our almond crops this year. Pictures like this just show the beauty and intense need to support bees and stop the use of pesticides. What can you do?

Urge the EPA to ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides from being used on crops and in household products to protect nature’s hardest workers, bees! It’s no longer a mystery. We know what’s killing the bees. They’re being poisoned by neonicotinoid insecticides, manufactured by Bayer & Syngenta. Of the 100 crop species that provide 90 percent of the world's food, over 70 are pollinated by bees. No bees, no pollination! No food!. PLZ SIgn & Share!