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The Economistfrom The Economist

Bee off

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

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

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: www.seattleorgani... More

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

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!

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

"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: www.organicconsum...

10 Amazzzzing Bee Facts

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