The result of using more insecticides in the UK is being felt by our bee population!
19 Jun 2013 Local beekeepers are finding millions of their bees dead just after corn was planted here in the last few weeks. Dave Schuit, who has a honey operation in Elmwood, Canada, lost 600 hives, a total of 37 million bees. “Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. He and many others, including the European Union, are pointing the finger at a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc. used in planting corn and some other crops.
- Over 30 Million Bees Found Dead In Elmwood Canada (collective-evolution.com)
- Ecosystem crisis: Bees dying by the millions in Canada – cause unknown (twclark66.wordpress.com)