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Half A Billion Bees Drop Dead In Brazil Amid Jump In Pesticide Use

By Tyler Durden Bee apocalypse has unfolded in four of Brazil’s southern states in 1Q19. More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, in a short period, experts are suggesting that pesticides are likely to be blamed, reported Bloomberg. Around half a billion bees dropped dead in 4 of Brazil’s southern states in the first […]

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Mexican Scientist Warns: If Bumblebees Go Extinct, Say Goodbye To Chilis And Tomatoes

By Elias Marat While the role played by honeybees and wild bees as important pollinators is well known, the bumblebee also plays a crucial role in maintaining the health and viability of crops such as chili peppers and tomatoes. And now, researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) are sounding the alarm that bumblebees are also […]

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Royal Jelly: Anti-Diabetic Healing Gift from the Bee Hive

By Sayer Ji Originally published at greenmedinfo.com and reproduced here with permission. Bees don’t need us like we need them. If they disappear, our entire modern agricultural system would cease to produce the food we need to survive. But beyond their role in pollination and producing honey, they produce other remarkable gifts as well. You have probably heard, […]

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How To Make A Bee Waterer In Just A Few Minutes For Under 5$

By John Vibes  Listen to Article Bees are an extremely important part of the global ecosystem because they are responsible for pollinating 80% of the flowering crops on the planet, which obviously has a significant impact on the human food supply and all life on the planet. Beekeeping is a great way to help maintain and regrow bee […]

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Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

Bees, like many of the world’s insects, are in crisis, and their numbers are dwindling at an alarming rate. At the same time, the world’s population – and its reliance on insect-pollinated crops – continues to grow at an equally alarming pace. The bees might be in crisis right now, but pretty soon it will […]

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Scientists Discover What’s Killing The Bees And It’s Worse Than You Thought

Written by Todd Woody As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s apis mellifera population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the rather scary results […]

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Common Pesticide may Prevent Bumblebee Queens from Laying Eggs

Researchers in the United Kingdom recently examined how bumblebee queens are affected by neonicotinoid pesticides, finding that one of the most common neonics compromises the queens’ ability to lay eggs, putting her colony at risk for extinction. [1] Neonicotinoids, or neonics, are applied as a coating on the seeds of corn, soybeans, canola, and other crops. These “systemic” […]

Bayer Accidentally Funds Study Showing Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees, Promptly Denies Conclusions

Bayer Accidentally Funds Study Showing Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees, Promptly Denies Conclusions

By Justin Gardner A large-scale study on neonicotinoid pesticides is adding to the growing body of evidence that these agricultural chemicals are indeed harming bee populations. Carried out at 33 sites in the United Kingdom, Germany and Hungary, the study found that exposure to neonicotinoids “left honeybee hives less likely to survive over winter, while bumblebees and solitary […]

Probiotics found to protect honey bees from toxic effects of pesticides

Probiotics found to protect honey bees from toxic effects of pesticides

Probiotics — the live bacteria found inside your gut — can be the answer to saving mankind. According to a recent study from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, probiotics can protect honey bees from the fatal side effects of pesticides that people use to protect their crops. Honey bees play an important role in […]

Antibiotics The Latest Threat To Our Bees

Antibiotics The Latest Threat To Our Bees

Likewise, “it seems that what we do to ourselves we are more than happy to carelessly inflict on any other living thing, including our bees,” says an editorial campaign by NYR Natural News. The report raised eyebrows with this note: While most of us know about the harm that agricultural pesticides do to bees, few may […]