(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, →
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(Collective-Evolution) Recently, a country in West Africa, Togo has prohibited the ‘import, market or use of glyphosate and any other product containing it.’ This decision was finalized in December of last year by the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Production and Fisheries, Noel Kouerta Bataka. →
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(Collective-Evolution) New research out of Cornell University that’s been published in Environmental Entomology, shows that humans aren’t the only fans of cannabis. The recent findings also compliment a study published last year at Colorado State University that discovered the same thing, that bee’s love cannabis. The recent legalization of hemp in the United States seems to be having a very positive effect on multiple bee populations.
The Cornell study states: →
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(Collective-Evolution) Governments within the European union recently decided to increase their ban on pesticides that have been strongly linked to killing and harming bees after deciding not to renew their approval for Bayer’s insecticide known as thiacloprid. The ban officially goes into effect in April of 2020 but after that, no more spraying is allowed. →
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(NaturalHealth365) As alarming information comes out about organophosphate poisoning in humans, more and more people are beginning to express concern over the use of pesticides, insecticides, and other agricultural chemicals. Bottom line: modern farming practices – with its huge dependency on toxic products – place a horrible burden on all forms of life.
The numbers are staggering: Over 5 billion pounds of pesticides get used – throughout the world. Now, a new study reveals yet another way that chemicals in insecticides can cause different types of brain damage to our children, in utero and beyond. →
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Chlorpyrifos—described by some as “the most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of”—is an insect-killing organophosphate. Organophosphates trace their roots back to Nazi-era IG Farben nerve gases; contemporary scientists still describe the compounds as “junior-strength nerve agents” that have a mechanism of action comparable to sarin. Dow Chemical—the company that helped bring the world mustard gas during World War I and napalm and Agent Orange during the Vietnam war—is the manufacturer of chlorpyrifos-containing insecticides.
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(Natural News) The goal of most genetically modified crop “engineers” is to embed genes of toxins into edible plants so that toxic weed killer won’t kill the food as it grows. That also means spraying those crops with poisonous weed “control” and bug killer concoctions that kill everything but the food – and that’s food which contains some of those “killer” genes as part of their newly mutated DNA.
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By Carolanne Wright
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
In this day and age, most are aware that organic food is better for the health of people and the planet. With increasing levels of exposure to toxins in the environment — like the burning of fossil fuels and industrial waste — now more than ever, it’s important to consume a clean diet to keep the body healthy and strong. But while organic food consumption is on the rise, we still have much to learn about the overall benefits for personal and collective health, not only on a physical level, but also mentally and, some say, spiritually too.
Read more via Why Organic Food is Not Only Good for the Body, But the Mind and Soul Too — Wake Up World
March 27, 2019 by: S.D. Wells
(Natural News) Oh yes they did. There’s now a so-called “study” that’s been done which supposedly determined that organic farming creates a much bigger carbon footprint that torques up “global warming” more than ever. Yes, old faithful US News has regurgitated a chunk of claims published in the International Journal of Science, and somebody has to set the record straight.
Read more via Deconstructing the 3 biggest LIES that attack organic farming — NaturalNews.com
- The Facts:Glyphosate, an active ingredient within Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, was recently re-licensed and approved by the European Parliament. However, MEPs found the science given to them was plagiarized, full of industry science written by Monsanto.
- Reflect On:With so much science showing it’s harmful to humans and the environment, and the fact that several dozen countries have made it illegal, why is it still approved in the UK, Canada, and US? Among a few other places.
It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to glyphosate, an active ingredient used in Monsanto’s infamous ‘Roundup herbicide,’ a product that’s illegal in many countries (not including Canada and the United States). For a number of years, these countries have been citing the devastating health and environmental effects of Roundup herbicide, namely regarding glyphosate. Sri Lanka, for example,completely banned the product because of it’s link to deadly kidney disease, whereas many other countries have cited its carcinogenic effects. The science is quite clear, and it’s been coming out for decades. Fernando Manas, Ph.D. at the National University of Rio Cuarto in Argentina, outlines how “There is evidence of high levels of genetic damage in people of Marcos Juarez (Argentina), which may result from unintentional exposure to pesticides.”……Read more
via European Union Caught Plagiarizing Monsanto Science To Push Glyphosate Approval — Collective Evolution