For Whom the Bee Tolls?

The Wisdom Tube

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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