For Whom the Bee Tolls?


honeybees

It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray.” – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

We know neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, have been implicated in the mass die-off of honeybees.

But did you know who makes neonics? Syngenta, Bayer CropSciences and Dow Agrosciences.

Neonicotinoids linked to honey bee viruses:

http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_28624.cfm

Who makes neonicotinoids:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neonicotinoid

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