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Let them bee…

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entry on the demise of our bees after the introduction of neonicotinoids in the past decade. At the time, the EPA had essentially admitted that although they were going to continue … Continue reading

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What do we do with birds, but no bees?

You think the price of food is steep now? Just imagine what it will cost when our main, natural pollinators are gone. Since 2006, honey bees have been disappearing rapidly, by about 1/3 of existing bee populations per year! The … Continue reading

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

I just started reading the classic “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson. The book was first published in 1962, and became the spark that ignited the entire Green Movement. As a result of the newly awakened debate, a toxin known as … Continue reading

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