37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

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    Millions of bees dropped dead after GMO corn was planted few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada. The local bee keeper, Dave Schuit who produces honey in Elmwood lost about 37 million bees which are about 600 hives.

    “Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. While many bee keepers blame neonicotinoids, or “neonics.” for colony collapse of bees and many countries in EU have banned neonicotinoid class of pesticides, the US Department of Agriculture fails to ban insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc.

    Two of Bayer’s best-selling pesticides, Imidacloprid and Clothianidin, are known to get into pollen and nectar, and can damage beneficial insects such as bees. The marketing of these drugs also coincided with the occurrence of large-scale bee deaths in many European countries and the United States.

     

    Nathan Carey another local farmer says that this spring he noticed that there were not enough bees on his farm and he believes that there is a strong correlation between the disappearance of bees and insecticide use.

    In the past, many scientists have struggled to find the exact cause of the massive die-offs, a phenomenon they refer to as “colony collapse disorder” (CCD). In the United States, for seven consecutive years, honeybees are in terminal decline.

     

    US scientists have found 121 different pesticides in samples of bees, wax and pollen, lending credence to the notion that pesticides are a key problem. “We believe that some subtle interactions between nutrition, pesticide exposure and other stressors are converging to kill colonies,” said Jeffery Pettis, of the ARS’s bee research laboratory.

    The collapse in the global honeybee population is a major threat to crops. It is estimated that a third of everything we eat depends upon honeybee pollination, which means that bees contribute over 30 billion to the global economy.

    A new study published in the Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed that neonicotinoid pesticides kill honeybees by damaging their immune system and making them unable to fight diseases and bacteria.

    After reporting large losses of bees after exposure to Imidacloprid, banned it for use on corn and sunflowers, despite protests by Bayer. In another smart move, France also rejected Bayer’s application for Clothianidin, and other countries, such as Italy, have banned certain neonicotinoids as well.

    After record-breaking honeybee deaths in the UK, the European Union has banned multiple pesticides, including neonicotinoid pesticides.

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3 responses to “37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

  1. Bee colony collapse, BCC, is but one front on the war to exterminate pollinators. A few years ago, a private company dedicated to scientific research concluded that BCC occurred due to the insertion of r-BST into the nuclei of seed cells, a common practice among demented frankenfood creators. When this finding hit the press, Monsanto bought the company and closed its doors.
    Sheldon Wolin has coined the term “inverted totalitarianism” for the antics of the current corporate government. Inverted, because today’s totalitarianism is hidden, anonymous, faceless, in contradiction to standard totalitarianism, which involves a single visible leader. Inverted also, because the institutions of representative government are left intact, rather than dissolved. However, in inverted totalitarianism these institutions are so thoroughly corrupted that they no longer function.
    Thus, despite a track record of failure, poison, and destruction, governments continue to advance and protect the corporate food block. Thus, the will of the people worldwide, to not be subjected to the demented whims of psychopaths who have “engineered” food is completely ignored.
    It should be understood as a given, that certain members of the human race have become nothing less than intra-species predators, and that they demonstrate a pathology that threatens the survival of humanity, and the living planet herself.

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