Are GM Crops Killing Bees?

New Clues in the Mass Death of Bees (external - login to view)

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Any number of possible causes for CCD have been put forward, from bee viruses to parasites to environmental triggers like pesticides or even cell-phone transmissions. Despite the Department of Agriculture's allotment of $20 million a year for the next five years to study CCD, it's still a mystery and the bees keep dying.
A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows that the causes of CCD may be more varied than scientists expect. The bees may be dying not from a single toxin or disease but rather from an assault directed by a collection of pathogens.

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Look how hard they work to avoid the suggestion that genetically modified crops may be the root cause of the deaths of the honeybees, yet it is already documented that pollen from genetically modified plants is harmful to benign insect species! See Transgenic pollen harms monarch larvae (Nature, Vol 399, No 6733, p 214, May 1999)
New Clues in the Mass Death of Bees - TIME (external - login to view)
Once the bees are gone over population won't be a problem anymore. Aren't the capitalists psycopaths efficient?
Bees are no real different from humans. They are not genetically designed to process the GMOs. Just because they are a more primary processor they are suffering first. Perhaps in a few thousand generations a mutation may occur that will allow absorption of GMO foods.
The best thing our spineless governments could do is ban any product associated with Monsanto.

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