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Bees, Neonics and the future of food

November 16, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

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The crisis of the disappearing bees is one that people at large remain largely oblivious to or unconcerned about. Since the early observations of CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder) around the world, bee keepers and scientists have been trying their hardest to find a reasoning behind the phenomenon. However, as with any environmental issue the issue is multi-polar. It is likely that there are numerous reasons behind CCD, a sign that the environment is in a poor condition. Nature is making us sit up and think that there may be a wider problem and it is likely that it is related to the way we manage our land. The principle connection has been drawn between the bee deaths and the neonicotinoid family of pesticides. The argument has gone that the small dose of pesticide that the bee takes in having collected the nectar from its chosen plant is enough to affect…

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  1. November 16, 2013 at 11:02

    Thanks for reblogging.

    • November 17, 2013 at 09:54

      no problem. Thanks for sharing this information.

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