The very serious issue we face with colony collapse disorder (CCD) is something that should be on everyone’s radar screen.
Basically, the bees are disappearing. And why should we care exactly that the bees are disappearing?
Well, bees pollinate our plants and without bees, we have four years to live.
While many people believe that CCD is a result of GMOs and the toxic chemicals that we spray on them, there is incredible denial from the chemical industry.
In an article published the other day in Environmental Science & Technology titled “Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds,” new research identifies a direct link between the bees dying and insecticides used on corn. Read more »