(Collective-Evolution) Recently, the European Commission decided to not renew the approval for a pesticide that has been linked to declining bee populations, which will effectively ban Bayer’s insecticide, thiacloprid.
If you haven’t yet heard, Bayer is effectively the GMO giant, Monsanto, as they acquired the company in September of 2016. The majority of the EU has banned other pesticides as well, essentially coming from the same company.
According to Health Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, →
Read more via EU Commission Bans Bayer Pesticide That’s Harming Bees — Collective Evolution
(RT.com) — Scientists have found what they believe to be the strongest factor leading to the worryingly steep decline of bumblebees… fungicides.The discovery has now been added to the growing list of threats that could potentially lead to the extinction of the essential pollinators. The revelation that common fungicides are having the strongest impact on…Read more
via Something Far Worse than Pesticides is Killing the World’s Bees — Humans Are Free
The study, which poses a threat to Bayer’s profits, is the first to establish direct causation between neonicotinoid pesticides and declining bee populations.
via Bayer Accidentally Funds Study Showing Its Pesticide is Killing Bees, Promptly Denies Conclusions — The Free Thought Project