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The story of honeybees and their importance in sustaining life

7/14/2013 - They are an amazing and highly beneficial insect species that quite literally underpins the sustenance of life as we know it on planet earth. But honeybees are increasingly threatened by an onslaught of harmful influences, not the least of which includes the perpetuation of industrial agriculture and...

Pesticide opposition group calls for government to ban bee-killing pesticides

7/2/2013 - Neonicotinoid pesticides, including the likes of imidacloprid, clothianidin, thiamethoxam, dinetofuran and acetamiprid, are coming under heavy scrutiny. Their horrendous, environment-ravishing, bee-killing properties are responsible for entire bee colony collapses. As these poisons are sprayed into...

Clorox hate-speech ad smears fathers as clueless dogs; boycott Burt's Bees products

7/1/2013 - Have you had enough yet of the dad bashing frequently seen in the media? According to sitcoms and TV commercials, men are complete idiots who wouldn't even know how to put their own underwear on straight if it weren't for their wives telling them how to do things. Clorox jumped on the man-bashing...

More than 25,000 bumblebees fall from Oregon sky due to insecticide poisoning

6/29/2013 - Shoppers at a local Target store in Wilsonville, Oregon, just outside of Portland were shocked recently to step outside the big box depot into a sea of already dead and dying bumblebees. As reported by KATU.com news, more than 25,000 dead bumblebees were found littered around the store's parking lot...

U.S. bees now carry antibiotic-resistant genes due to antibiotic overuse, scientists discover

5/23/2013 - For more than 60 years now, many conventional bee farmers have been dousing their hives with antibiotic drugs to prevent their bees from dying of foulbrood, a bacterial disease that has the potential to wipe out entire bee colonies if left unaddressed. But the unabated use of these drugs has had the...

Systemic pesticides are penetrating deep into plants tissues, destroying beetles, trees, bees, and human hormones

5/17/2013 - Over the last 30 years, the use of pesticides has spiked around the world. People now pour 2.5 million tons of these chemicals into the environment annually, contributing to a $35 billion industry run by global corporations. To make matters worse, the more people use pesticides, the more ineffective...

One-third of honeybee colonies in US died last winter: The food collapse approaches

5/15/2013 - The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) recently published preliminary data from its annual review of bee colony declines in the U.S., and the findings from this report are mind-boggling. According to the latest survey results, an astounding 31.3 percent, or roughly one-third, of all managed bee colonies...

Official EU research verifies bee holocaust caused by dangerous man-made poisons, Big Ag and Big Government do nothing

4/26/2013 - A class of insecticide chemicals commonly applied to rapeseed, also known as canola here in the U.S., as well as sugar beets, corn, and various other crops is killing off bee populations across the globe, and a prominent environmental watchdog group is now demanding that these insecticides be immediately...

Food supply threatened by pesticides that kill bees: Honey and almonds are at risk

4/8/2013 - Two studies have found that the pesticide neonicotinoid, used since 1990, is contributing to killing the honeybees needed for pollination of our food crops. Our food supply is reliant on bees to pollinate the crops. They contribute to $15 billion worth of our food supply. In fact, it's estimated that...

Pollinating insects disappear as GMOs proliferate: What will become of our food supply?

3/21/2013 - A pair of studies recently published in the journal Science raises fresh and dire warnings about the continued decline of crop-pollinating insects all over the world, and what this means for the future of the world's food supply. Both studies highlight the fact that wild pollinators like bumblebees,...

Overwhelming evidence shows pesticides are destroying bees

10/25/2012 - As reported recently by the U.K.'s Guardian, a new study published in the journal Nature is the latest in a long line of recent studies to show that common crop chemicals are destroying bee populations worldwide, which will also eventually destroy much of the world's food supply if left unaddressed....

Washington beekeeper reports state's first case of 'zombie bees' that fly around erratically before suddenly dropping dead

10/3/2012 - A backyard beekeeper from Washington state says it was his own curiosity that first led him to the discovery that a relatively uncommon, but highly deadly, parasite had infected and killed off some of his honey bees. And according to the Seattle Times, Mark Hohn's unexpected observation of this unusual...

Governments fail to act on pesticide threat to honeybee pollinators

9/30/2012 - A noted environmental writer for a top British newspaper is questioning why governments aren't doing more to protect honeybee pollinators from a pesticide that is dramatically thinning the numbers of queen bees in many hives. Damian Carrington, of The Guardian, has written recently that a growing...

Government tyranny: Illinois Department of Agriculture secretly destroys beekeeper's bees and 15 years of research proving Monsanto's Roundup kills bees

5/20/2012 - An Illinois beekeeper with more than a decade's worth of expertise about how to successfully raise organic, chemical-free bees is the latest victim of flagrant government tyranny. According to the Prairie Advocate, Terrence "Terry" Ingram of Apple River, Ill., owner of Apple Creek Apiaries, recently...

Colony Collapse Disorder in bees triggered not just by pesticides, but also by GMO high-fructose corn syrup

4/19/2012 - Studies linking neonicotinoid pesticides to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a condition in which entire bee colonies suddenly disappear or die, have been gaining national attention in recent months as they continue to flood scientific journals. But one area that has been largely overlooked is the role...

Study: EPA-approved GMO insecticide responsible for killing off bees, contaminating entire food chain

4/9/2012 - Early last year, leaked documents obtained by a Colorado beekeeper exposed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) illegitimate approval of clothianidin, a highly-toxic pesticide manufactured by Bayer CropScience that the regulatory agency knew was capable of killing off bees (http://www.naturalnews.com/030921_EPA_pesticides.html)....

Parasitic fly creates "zombie bees" -- a new factor explaining Colony Collapse Disorder

2/16/2012 - Researchers at a California university have found a parasitic fly which causes honeybees to become disoriented and abandon their hives before dying, behavior which made one of the researchers compare them to zombies. Scientists believe this may be a contributing factor to Colony Collapse Disorder, which...

New scientific study links bee deaths to pesticides

1/18/2012 - A new study by Purdue University scientists seems to confirm what environmentalists have long suspected -- that the massive bee die-offs known as Colony Collapse Disorder are linked to pesticides. Specifically, researchers are pointing to a category of pesticide marketed by the German chemical company...

Teenage bee keeper on a mission to save the bees from colony collapse disorder

1/14/2012 - A bright, hyperactive boy named Henry Miller undertook an unusual mission at the age of eleven. The mission was unusual because he was so young and new to country life. His family had moved from urban Los Angeles to a rural spot in Washington State when Henry was ten. His adopted mission was to contribute...

NaturalNews suggestion for your Netflix queue: The Vanishing of the Bees

12/13/2011 - "Vanishing of the Bees" provides a fascinating perspective on Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). The film looks at the mysterious affliction which has destroyed honeybee populations at many bee farms in the US, leaving hives deserted, yet with few bee bodies remaining to help unravel the riddle. Bee...

Tens of millions of Florida bees mysteriously drop dead in one day, beekeepers blame pesticides

10/5/2011 - Authorities have already ruled out disease, including the infamous "Colony Collapse Disorder" (CCD), as the cause of a recent honeybee holocaust that took place in Brevard County, Florida. The UK's Daily Mail reports that up to 12 million bees from roughly 800 apiaries in the area all dropped dead at...

Research bees stolen from scientists trying to test effects of pesticides

5/26/2011 - A $3.3 million research project into colony collapse disorder (CCD), the phenomenon of honeybees mysteriously dying in droves, lost thousands of its test bees to thieves. Researchers at the Center for Neurosciences at Dundee University in Scotland, reported that the British black bees, contained in...

Cell phone towers may be ultimate cause of honeybee population collapse

5/16/2011 - It's one of the signs of the approaching food collapse our world will soon be facing: Honeybees are disappearing at a truly alarming rate all around the world. Up to 30 percent of the honeybee population is collapsing in North America every year, and there's no end in sight to "the silence of the bees." Honeybees,...

What honey bees really do for us

5/6/2011 - What does a bee-less world look like? Einstein is supposed to have said humanity would have four years once the bees were gone. What would those four years be like? Leaving aside factors like agricultural collapse in favor of the personal, say we like delicious, succulent watermelon. We get our vines...

Bees 'entomb' pesticide-tainted pollen in effort to protect themselves from extinction

4/13/2011 - A crucial lifeblood to agriculture, bees continue to face threats of extinction by things like pollution and pesticides, both of which are implicated in causing mass bee die-offs, also known as "colony collapse disorder" or CCD (http://www.naturalnews.com/honey_bees.html). And scientists say that because...

Deception causes honey bees to disappear and threatens crops

1/7/2011 - Sometimes a scientific press release is really a bogus red herring. A recent study hailed by the press as solving the mystery of CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder could be one. The study claims to solve the disappearance of bees that pollinate many food crops. It purports to be a breakthrough in the CCD...

Honeybee researcher who blames virus for CCD has financial ties to pesticide manufacturer

10/13/2010 - The New York Times recently published a story on a new report that claims to have discovered one of the primary causes of colony collapse disorder (CCD), a condition in which entire colonies of bees mysteriously die. But the report, which pins a fungus and virus combination as the culprit, was headed...

Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder caused by virus? Get ready for honeybee vaccines

10/8/2010 - A group of biologists claims they've found the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder -- the devastating but mysterious phenomenon of rapidly disappearing honeybees. According to their research, published in PLoS One, the population collapse is caused by the combination of a virus and a fungus (Iridovirus...

USDA says wildflower pastures may help bees to thrive

8/7/2010 - The bee population is in steady decline in many parts of the world. But U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) entomologist James H. Cane says that planting wildflower "bee pastures" may be just the right prescription for curing the dwindling bee population epidemic. The idea is to plant pesticide-free...

Honeybees are Protectors of Humanity and Guardians of the Planet

6/1/2010 - Albert Einstein once said, "If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man." Through their production of an elite class of superfoods and around-the-clock pollination...

Are honey bees being killed off by chemically coated crop seeds?

5/14/2010 - A class of insecticide that is applied to seeds and taken up into plant tissue may be responsible for much of the widespread decline in honeybee populations, increasing numbers of researchers and environmentalists are suggesting. Starting in 2005, beekeepers in the United States first reported large...

Vital Pollinating Bees Need Protection

2/12/2010 - Honeybees provide us with around a third of our food through the simple act of pollinating fruits, berries, nuts, and vegetables. Agriculture has become so dependent on pollinating honeybees that continued precipitous decline in bee populations threatens much of what we eat and drink. We face the...

Beekeeping Practices are Killing Honeybees, Part I

1/30/2010 - It`s a troubling and little-known fact. Today`s beekeepers use herbicides, fungicides and insecticides in and around beehives. They say they have no choice. Honeybees increasingly suffer from disease and parasites, forcing their keepers to fight back with powerful chemicals. But modern beekeeping practices...

Beekeeping Practices are Killing Honeybees, Part II

1/30/2010 - It`s a troubling and little-known fact. Today`s beekeepers use herbicides, fungicides and insecticides in and around beehives. They say they have no choice. Honeybees increasingly suffer from disease and parasites, forcing their keepers to fight back with powerful chemicals. But modern beekeeping practices...

Pesticides are killing birds, bees, and bats by the millions

1/18/2010 - Estimates from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicate that millions of birds and fish die every year from pesticide exposure. Scientists are now discovering that even low level exposure is disrupting the animal kingdom and causing new diseases to develop, threatening many species with extinction. Roughly...

Pesticides Destroying 60 Percent of Honeybees

10/22/2009 - The pesticides used in industrial agriculture may eventually undermine its very existence by destroying the honeybees upon which the system depends, experts are warning. "When I was teaching at Humboldt State University in northern California 20 years ago, I invited a beekeeper to talk to my students,"...

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Produces Toxic Chemical "HMF" When Heated

10/20/2009 - If you know anything about the food supply, you know that honey bees are a crucial part of the food production chain. In the United States, they pollinate roughly one-third of all the crops we eat, and without them, we'd be facing a disastrous collapse in viable food production. That's why, when...

Genetically Modified Crops Implicated in Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder

1/11/2009 - As the disappearance of honeybees continues, researchers are trying desperately to discover the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). General concensus at this point is that there is more than once cause and the latest culprit may be genetically modified crops. This is one area of research being...

Wild Bees Possibly Infected By Commercially Bred Bees

11/16/2008 - Commercially bred bees used pollinate greenhouse crops may be spreading diseases to wild populations, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto and published in the journal PLoS ONE. Bee populations have been collapsing across North America in recent years, alarming...

Cell Phones May be Wiping out Bees and Affecting Health of Humans

10/17/2008 - Bee colonies are disappearing in worrying numbers across the globe. Beekeepers in America, the UK, Scotland, Germany Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and Greece are all seeing their hives vanish in worrying numbers. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is when a hive's inhabitants suddenly disappear, leaving...

Bayer Pesticide Chemicals Linked to Devastating Collapse of Honeybee Populations

9/30/2008 - German government researchers have concluded that a bestselling Bayer pesticide is responsible for the recent massive die-off of honeybees across the country's Baden-Württemberg region. In response, the government has banned an entire family of pesticides, fueling accusations that pesticides may be...

Get Luscious Lips With Burt's Bees Lip Shimmers (Product Review)

9/26/2008 - Some women say they like to leave the house after applying a little bit of mascara, for others it may be a quick sweep of blush across the cheeks. For me, the one make-up "accessory" that I reach for is lipstick. Now I'm not saying this is something I can't live without, as this would never pass the...

Honeybee Colony Collapse to Devastate Food Companies, Result in Food Scarcity

5/12/2008 - The ongoing phenomenon of mysterious honeybee deaths is starting to raise alarm in the food industry, which depends heavily on bees to pollinate many critical crops. "Honeybee health and sustainable pollination is a major issue facing American agriculture that is threatening our food supply and endangering...

First It Was Bees, Now It's Bats That Are Dying

4/11/2008 - Though bats are a bit spooky looking, inviting thoughts of Dracula, the real horror story is that bats are becoming sick and perishing. A massive bat die-off is happening. Their extinction in the United States is threatening -- and no one knows why. Just as news of the massive bee die off is fading...

Raw Honey: Exploring the Benefits of This Ancient Superfood

3/18/2008 - Winnie the Pooh had his "huny pot". I stick my spoon, instead of my head, into the raw honey jar; my greed for this nutritious superfood is akin to Winnie's. Honeybees gather nectar for their honey stomachs and pollen for the baskets they carry on their back legs, and don't notice me as I sit on my...

The Truth About Honeybees Provide Clues to Their Disappearance

1/24/2008 - Honeybees are disappearing. Searching for likely causes leads us to find out about adulterated honey, poison in beehives and other shocking realities that few of us recognize. By now you've probably heard of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). It sounds bad and it is. When a hive is affected by CCD, the...

Debating Honey: Symbiotic Food or Unnatural Poison?

12/14/2007 - Honey is an age-old food and medicine, dating back thousands of years at least. One would think that both believers in creation and believers in evolution would feel that honey is a symbiotic food and medicine. Still, one could make the same assumption about drinking the milk of other mammals, but...

The Silence of the Bees - A Look at Colony Collapse Disorder

12/13/2007 - Beekeepers all over the United States have been experiencing record losses of honeybees, according to Organic Consumers Association. Some states have reported up to 70% disappearance of commercial bee populations since November of 2006. This trend is not reversing. Researchers are investigating the...

Honeybee colony collapse disorder: Alternative causes still being explored

11/15/2007 - During the final three months of 2006, a distressing number of honeybee colonies began to diminish from the United States., and beekeepers from all over the country reported unprecedented losses. With localized outbreaks recorded as far back as 1896, this is highly regarded as the first national epidemic...

Breakthrough honeybee drugs to treat Colony Collapse Disorder (satire)

5/18/2007 - Following the mysterious, accelerating collapse of honeybees across North America and Europe -- a condition dubbed "Colony Collapse Disorder" -- ConPfuzer, a top pharmaceutical company, has announced a new, patented medication designed to treat the disorder by drugging honeybees with psychotropic chemicals....

Mysterious collapse of honeybee populations threatens national food supply

3/21/2007 - The honeybee population in the United States is currently suffering a devastating collapse. Honeybees are flying off in search of pollen and nectar and simply never returning to their colonies. Have they all been kidnapped by mad beekeepers, or is something more frightening occurring with the pollinators...

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