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Bumblebee numbers falling

A bumblebee gathers nectar and pollen from a rhododendron flower. Some species of bumblebees have been facing widespread decline in various regions of the United States.
A bumblebee gathers nectar and pollen from a rhododendron flower. Some species of bumblebees have been facing widespread decline in various regions of the United States.
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The fuzzy, buzzing bumblebee, harbinger of spring, pollinator of plants and perennials, has been suffering declining populations in the Northeast, according to entomologists. Ted Bruetsch, professor of entomology at SUNY Cobleskill, said fewer bumblebees have been showing up in his students’ insect collections. “Every spring semester, my entomology class is required to submit an insect collection and almost every year there were lots of bumblebees in the collection,” he said. “But this year there were ...


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Sparkys_Dad
June 23, 2013
8:42 a.m.

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Alan-- great article. You can find your answers to why this phenomenon is happening by searching "Monsanto bees" and "Natural News" for pertinent articles on the subject. You might be both surprised and frightened by what you find.

One such article points out that Monsanto bought out the leading bee research firm after being implicated in bee colony collapse.

Another article reveals that Poland beekeepers kicked Monsanto out of the country, successfully banning bee-killing GM corn, thus saving the bee colonies.

So, who is the likely culprit?
What is the connection between Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and genetic modified crops?

Plausible answer: Monsanto's MON810.
MON810 is a genetically-modified (GM) variety of maize (corn) that produces its own built-in Bt insecticide in every kernel.

It was reported that many countries in Europe officially banned the 'frankenseeds' but not the USA. Europe's bees are coming back while our bees are dying.

When bees die, so do our crops.
Without pollination from bees, our crops will not grow, we will have no food, we and our society will surely witness our own Colony Collapse Disorder on a human scale.

Sparkys_Dad
June 25, 2013
8:52 a.m.

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Washington rejects restriction on honeybee-killing garden pesticide despite evidence of its deadliness.

Search naturalnews.com and neonicotinoids

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