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A Spring Without Bees

How Colony Collapse Disorder Has Endangered Our Food Supply

Schacker, Michael

(Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
A Spring Without Bees
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Fifteen billion dollar's worth of America's food crops alone are threatened, and with it, all of our own personal food supplies. The loss of the bees is an unprecedented catastrophe for the planet, as these shortages could lead to political insability- or worse.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press ; c2008
ISBN: 1599214326
9781599214320
Branch Call Number: 638.13 Schacker
638.15 Schacker
Characteristics: xii, 292 p. ; 24 cm

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Mar 10, 2014
  • derrick2 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An excellent read. Neonicotinoids are looking more and more like the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder. The Europeans have done studies on this and they all point to the neonics being the likely cause. In 2013 the EU banned neonics for 2 years. Why won't we do the same in North America? These neonics haven't even been approved by the EPA! Neonics are allowed to be sold under an exemption!

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