Do you understand why bees are dying? Read on and you will.

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CCD  WHAT IS IT? Colony Collapse Disorder (Or is it Chemical Contamination Disorder or Civilisation Collapse Disorder?) Over the past decade what has changed in the environment? It's about time you knew about what's being covered up and what's not being said by our governing bodies. Yes the bottom line is money. Our governing bodies see money to be more important than the earth that feeds us which allows all of us creatures to live and breathe.
A great book to arm yourself with is: A SPRING WITHOUT BEES (by Michael Schacker, forwarded by Bill McKibben). This book is not for the light-hearted. It will make you turn around and rethink what you thought you knew.

The links below will shock you! What has been going on in agriculture for the last 10 years and more. The ignorance towards the earth in the name of money. Two agricultural companies, Bayer and Monsanto, will try to make us believe they are doing what is right for us in this world, that they can feed the world and that we can't live without them. In reality they put money before all life.  These two companies control our global agricultural climate. I'll begin to publish information and incidentals about genetically engineered food (e.g. bees can't digest engineered proteins because it binds in the stomach and kills them. Also GMO foods will break down the bees' immune system).  Systemic chemicals are now the number-one killer of bees. Over this last decade the biggest culprit has been one chemical ingredient known as Neonicotinoid which is added into many farm products like pesticides and fungicides. This chemical is derived from Nicotine. This has caused a fate worse than AIDS and genocide in our ecosystems. I tell people bees are very lucky, they have beekeepers trying to keep them alive. All the other insects, mammals, birds, and fish are not so lucky. Their fate lies at the peril of systemic chemicals like Neonicotinoids and GMO's. Bayer has developed more recently a robust systemic chemical called Movento which flows through every vein of the plant. Over 12 years ago Florida banned systemic chemicals that were being used on the oranges because they found a chemical known then as Temik in the orange juice sold to the public. Since then, Bayer has developed a systemic insecticide that our government considers safe for human consumption. This is Neonicotinoid. Do you think having a chemical related to nicotine in our food chain is safe? Do you feel safe eating this chemical? In reality these chemicals do not break down under environmental condition. They will saturate the soil and build up in plants over time, wash down rivers kill fish, infect other lands downriver, kill all types of insects that are food to birds and other mammals. We have nobody testing foods, soil, and water. Our governing bodies will tell you they are spending millions of dollars reseaching the new viruses that have appeared. These viruses are the result of the bees' immune system being weakened. Neonicotinoids intoxicate and disorient honeybees. Studies have proven bees that come in contact with Neonicotinoids will weaken and die off over winter. The govenment has given millions of dollars to research to develop bee-breeding production. Do you think this will compensate for the past and future losses of bees and our ecosystems? Will beekeepers be able to keep up with the die offs?  Farmers have to ship in bees that are produced for pollination; they too will die off through repeated exposure to insecticides. Because of the Neonicotinoids' low mammalian toxicities and the small quantities required to control pests, and because they're relatively imperceptible outside of the plants in the soil, Neonicotinoids are being registered for more and more crops. Interestingly, they are being sold under many different brand names, even though the ingredients are the same. More brands are coming online using these ingredients all the time. Here are some trade names currently using neonicotinoids:
Imidacloprid - Admire - Confidor - Condor - Gaucho - Genesis - Merit - Premier - Premise - Prescribe - Provado - Trimax - Thiamethoxam - Actara - Centric - Cruiser - Flagship - Meridian - Platinum - Clothianidin - Clutch - Danotsu - Poncho - Fipronil.

GMO is dangerous and futile

Mobile phones and vanishing bees

Mystery of disappearing honeybees

Requiem for the honeybees

Requiem For The Honeybee

Institute of Independent Scientists

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network Resources

Neonicotinoid risk assessment




We all have an appreciation for honey bees and other pollinators.
Attached is some information about the concerns the EPA had (has)
with a chemical that may have negative implications in the lives of
pollinators. Jumping ahead a bit: If you don’t have time to read all
of this next file, scroll to the very end and read the Executive Summary.
It doesn’t look great for mammals either. When the heads detach from
sperm, something is up. Because this stuff is so pervasive in the
environment, as food residues and in ground water, you may not have
to actually eat the seeds. Click this link and read more:

United States Environmental Agency