Forgive me for my ignorance, but I believe playing the devil's advocate is important before committing oneself to any cause, despite being a beekeeper myself. I'm wondering why the EPA continuously approves neonicotinoids despite implications that they are a major cause of Colony Collapse...
22nd March 2012
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Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network
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Kim Flottum has a very important paper on his 'Catch the Buzz' Ezine which is a 'must read' for anyone who is concerned about the link between neonics and CCD.
Original report of the SETAC workshop can be read here...
Dan Rather has come out with an informative, factual explanation on the status of neonicotinoids as it relates to the EPA.
full video on vimeo: http://vimeo.com/29419200
Highly recommend it!
The following was sent to me by an anonymous contributor with a degree in forensics:
I have been thinking about soybean pesticide treatments and soy-based bee feed supplements.
I understand that in June 2004 Gustafson LLC (Bayer CropScience) petitioned the United States Environmental...