There were 2.6 million dead bees delivered to the EPA. Are dying bees a big problem?

  • Dying bess are a preventable disaster

    USDA scientists have demonstrated research that links neonicitinoid pesticides - approved, some scientists say, without adequate scientific review for impacts on human health and environment - to the bee colony collapse. Lobbying and influence by the chemical corporations have blocked common sense regulatory protection. Bayer, Syngenta, and other corporations are being held accountable in the EU and need to be stopped and fined for their accountability in the bee colony collapse.

  • Yes, we need bees.

    Yes, dying bees are a big problem. Anybody who has a basic understanding of The Bee Movie would know just how important bees are to society. We need bees to keep humans going strong and efficient, and 2.6 million of them being dead is beyond a problem to us as humans.

  • There were 2.6 million dead bees delivered to the EPA. Dying bees are a serious problem.

    There were 2.6 million dead bees delivered to the US headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency. Dying bees are a serious problem, it highlights the massive decline in pollinators. The extensive use of bee killing pesticides such as neonicotinoids or neonics is a major cause. The use of such harmful chemicals could affect the agriculture industry adversely leading to the rise of food prices.

  • Yes, it is a BIG problem.

    Bees has been scientifically proved to be a precise predictor of ecological state of the global eco system. Thus, any disturbances in the insect population`s count are great importance for the food chain. Once we lose one member of this chain, we are losing our planet. We are giving up our planet.

  • Dying bees serve as the canary in the coal mine

    Bees are what's called an "indicator" species: they help "indicate" when something is environmentally amiss. The fact that huge populations of bees are dying off is a very serious indicator indeed. It shows that global warming is deeply affecting the populations of plants, which means that bees cannot pollinate those plants. As a result, our food supplies are in for a big shock.

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