Monday, February 25, 2013

Honey Bees

‎[003] "Honeybees are dying at an incredible rate. Widespread “colony collapse disorder”—in which all the adult honey bees in a colony suddenly disappear or die—is being linked to insecticides made by companies partnering with Monsanto. Monsanto, the world's biggest seed company, is the largest owner of seed genetics in the United States, accounting for more than 90 percent of all genetically modified seeds. It originally started as a chemical company in 1901. Since then, the company has become famous for being the creator of Agent Orange and DDT in the 1940s and 1960s, and now is linked to genetically modified crops that may be contributing to the mass extinction of honeybees..." Read more at: