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 […]

Toxic Weed Killer Found in Everyday Breakfast Foods

Toxic Weed Killer Found in Everyday Breakfast Foods

Toxic Weed Killer Found in Everyday Breakfast Foods $BARYR, $GIS, Rachel Carson’s epic Y 1962 book Silent Spring warned about how polluting the soil spreads through the eco-system. Agricultural toxins wind up in our water sources and even in the rain that falls on us. Ms. Carson also covered the severe health risks which result from exposure […]

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 […]

What to Do If Your Pet Is Stung by a Bee

What to Do If Your Pet Is Stung by a Bee

What to Do If Your Pet Is Stung by a Bee Bee stings are painful to pets and it’s possible that your pet could have an allergic reaction. If your pet is stung multiple times or displays signs of allergic reaction, visit an emergency veterinary clinic immediately. In many cases a bee sting can be […]

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 […]