Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ have Flown in to the US

Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ have Flown in to the US

A species of “murder hornets” from Asia has arrived in the United States, and researchers are looking for ways to eradicate them before their population grows. The hornets were discovered near Custer, Washinton, last November when beekeeper Ted McFall found carcasses of his bees with decapitated heads. “I couldn’t wrap my head around what could have […]

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides 

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides 

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides The US Food and Drug Administration annual pesticide residue report found 82% of domestic fruits and 62% of domestic vegetables contained pesticide residues Eating non-organic GE foods (the prime candidates for Roundup spraying) is associated with higher glyphosate levels in the body. A study of about […]

Mosquito Spraying for Zika Virus Is Exterminating Bees

Mosquito Spraying for Zika Virus Is Exterminating Bees

Mosquito Spraying for Zika Virus Is Exterminating Bees Bees are now facing another chemical threat in the form of pesticides being sprayed to kill mosquitoes in the name of Zika-virus prevention. In Summerville, South Carolina, millions of bees were killed when a small area of the town was aerially sprayed for mosquitoes. The pesticide sprayed […]

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees Beekeepers around the South Eastern US fear a new threat to their livelihoodm it is a fine mist beaded with neurotoxin, sprayed from the sky by government officials at war with Mosquitos that carry the Zika virus South Carolina beekeepers found millions of dead honey bees carpeting their […]

Pesticides are Not Just Found on the Farm, Protect Yourself

Pesticides are Not Just Found on the Farm, Protect Yourself

Pesticides are Not Just Found on the Farm, Protect Yourself $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Industrial farming uses a large amount of pesticides, 86% of Corn and 96% of Soybean grown in the US are also engineered to produce their own pesticide within the plants themselves. Over 122-M pounds of glyphosate was sprayed over Soybeans planted in […]

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators The US Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) published data about 80% of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals: Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds. This accounts for at least 33% of the world’s food crops, including tomatoes, pepper, strawberries, coffee, apples, carrots, almonds, […]

Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority

Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority

Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE: MON) Roundup herbicide, may be playing a role in bees’ deaths around the world According to GMO expert Don Huber, PhD.,, professor emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, there are 3 established characteristics of bee colony collapse disorder that suggest […]