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The Massacre of Bees

Canadian Bee Keepers Sue Pesticide Manufacturers Earlier this month, Canadian beekeepers filed a class-action lawsuit against two pesticide manufacturers in the Ontario Supreme Court. Dozens of beekeepers are joining forces and seeking $400 million in damages for the devastation on bee colonies caused by neonicotinoid pesticides. What Are Neonicotinoid Pesticides? The class of pesticides called “neonicotinoids” are applied to seeds prior to planting.  The chemicals coat the plant, making the entire thing poisonous.  This means […]

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