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Court Holds Bee-Killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law

This could be a major victory. We’ll see how the EPA responds. As many of you know, I was one of the beekeeper plaintiffs. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law EPA must analyze risks to … Continue reading

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Tom Theobald interviewed by Linda Moulton Howe on Coast to Coast AM

Linda Moulton Howe began reporting on the bee losses very early on, starting with Dave Hackenberg’s sudden losses in 2006. I’ve done one or two interviews with Linda, but it had been two or three years since we’d spoken when … Continue reading

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Australian beekeeper Jeffrey Gibbs

The wheels are coming off the wagon in Australia. For more than a decade the chemical companies’ excuse for the massive worldwide bee losses has been varroa, varroa, varroa, and Australia was trumpeted as a success story, an example of … Continue reading

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South Carolina bee kill no accident

The bee kill in South Carolina is getting a lot of press, and in most stories is being characterized as “an accident.” This was no accident. Naled is an organophosphate. It is highly toxic to bees. Aerial application is the … Continue reading

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More on neonicotinoids in Australia

“In Australia neonicotinoids are everywhere. In my opinion Australian Beekeepers are being used as a massive field test on neonicotinoids. Australia is a worldwide excuse for insecticide companies who are blaming Varroa mite for bee colony collapse overseas and claiming that … Continue reading

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