TAG: colony collapse

This Discovery Makes Bee Die-Off Problem That Much Worse

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Many arrows point to the bee decline. A Harvard professorrecently warned that Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is only the beginning for us. The ripple effect from new classes of pesticides is just getting started. But there’s more… The problems they face can be compared to a kaleidoscope, where the shapes are

More Evidence Emerges That Insecticides Are Responsible For Collapse of Honey Bee Colonies

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Two widely used neonicotinoids–a class of insecticide–appear to significantly harm honey bee colonies over the winter, particularly during colder winters, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The study replicated a 2012 finding from the same research group that found a link between low

Prehistoric Clues Might Offer Answers to Modern Day Bee Die-Off

Heather Callaghan, Guest Waking Times A first-grade field trip to one of the top-ten U.S. zoos led us to a prehistoric bee display. It was much bigger than my little fist. It was like a radish on top of turnip but dark brown with faded yellow stripes and fuzzy tarantula legs. It was so horrifying

In the Beginning There Was Monsanto

Barbara H. Peterson, Farm Wars Waking Times Yes, life as we know it is ending. It is being replaced by designer genes constructed in a lab and set loose on the environment with reckless abandon. We eat them, breathe them, drink them, absorb them through our skin, and pass the genetic changes on to our children.

3 Things More Critical to Americans Than Bombing Syrians

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times “Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.” J. Robert Oppenheimer With the United States government mobilizing to live up to expectations that it would eventually find justification for the bombing, destruction, and occupation of Syria, those of us who’ve overcome the fear propaganda

Florida Declares Two Butterfly Species Extinct as Pollinator Crises Worsens

Alexander Holmgren, Mongabay Waking Times Conservationist’s faced a crushing blow last month as two butterfly species native to Florida were declared extinct. “Occasionally, these types of butterflies disappear for long periods of time but are rediscovered in another location,” said Larry Williams, U.S. Fish and Wildlife state supervisor for ecological services. “We think it’s apparent

Beekeepers Expect “Worst Year For Bees”

Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network Waking Times “We’re facing the extinction of a species.” That’s what one Midwest-based large-scale commercial beekeeper told me last week at the annual gathering of the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA). And he meant it. Bee losses have been dramatic, especially in recent years. And beekeepers are feeling the sting.

Human Race Being Terminated by ‘Scientific Suicide’

The “science” practiced today is a science of domination and control. It is almost never carried out for humanitarian purposes to benefit humankind. Even the entire intellectual property “ownership” system of patents and trademarks is set up to grant corporate monopolies over innovation, thereby denying the People access to such innovations. Intellectual property laws have been twisted and exploited by corporate giants to hijack the innovation process and use it to crush competition.

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