You’ve probably heard for years that bees are in dire straights. Which is true…but it’s probably not the bees you’re thinking of. A few years ago, Verge Media interviewed a bee researcher about what’s really at stake for bees, global agriculture, and all the almonds you’ve ever eaten.
In light of allegations that Germany’s insect population is on the decline, environmentalists are pushing for a new law to protect them. In reality, it is an underhanded attempt to outlaw pesticides which will make food crops more vulnerable to insect consumption of them which will, in turn, make more people vulnerable to starvation. Another… Read More German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection
Because … overpopulation! PHOTO CREDIT: By This illustration was made by © Michel Royon / Wikimedia Commons (User:Royonx) and released under the license(s) stated above.
Tucker Carlson points out that 2020 Democrats denounce meat as immoral during CNN town hall on climate change. Some other proposed dietary changes by the media and academics is not only eating insects but also human flesh.
NBC’s action television action show The Blacklist recently broadcast an episode in which the villain is a crazed anti-pesticide terrorist who uses genetically modified insects to kill his victims. The show stars James Spader whose character Raymond “Red” Reddington was an international criminal who turned himself in to the FBI. “Red” enjoys a somewhat limited… Read More “The Blacklist” Episode Involves Crazed Eco-Terrorist
Environmentalists have been working overtime trying to convince the public that pesticides, like Roundup, are bad for you. They seek to get pesticides outlawed despite clear evidence that pesticides do not contribute to disease outbreaks and help farmers fend off insects that ruin crop yields which helps the human food supply. In reality and as… Read More Glyphos’gate’ and the IARC
Some interesting insights out of New Zealand. The vice president of the country’s farming association, Colin Hurst, is quoted as saying if neonicotinoid pesticides are banned, it will result in even more sprayed pesticide use. According to NZFarmer, Hurst states that seeds in New Zealand are usually coated with neonicotinoids which prevented insects from eating… Read More Banning Neonicotinoid Pesticides Increases Pesticide Use
This video gives the background about the man behind Glyphosate, why he is winning some of the highest honors in science despite environmentalist chemophobia about his invention, and why farmers use pesticides.
With all of the pseudo-hoopla over bee populations allegedly declining, never let it be said somehow, someone won’t come up with a solution to a problem. In the case of bees, Eijiro Miyako of the Japanese National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science is developing robotic bees that can help replace bees affected by Colony Collapse… Read More RoboBees Could Pollinate the Earth
Earlier this month, CBC published a news story citing a recent manuscript published in the journal Science suggesting wide spread pesticide contamination in honey. The story was based on research by scientists out of Switzerland who analyzed various honey samples worldwide. The researchers had reportedly determined that almost 80 percent of honey contains neonicotinoid pesticides.… Read More Toxicologist: Neonic honey contamination study “misleading” and “illogical”