People are urged to drive to work with a car, so they don’t have to step over dead bumblebees every morning on their pathway. That’s why the cities did a big invest in street sweepers, to collect dead bees early in the morning.
By David Gutierrez, Natural News, January 21, 2016
(NaturalNews) As the European Union considers whether to lift restrictions on three pesticides in the neonicotinoid family, it would do well to consider the phenomenon, known to Canadian beekeepers, in which bees start dying in droves shortly after corn planting season.
“Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” said beekeeper Dave Schuit in summer 2013, as reported by Eat Local Grown.
That spring, Schuit lost 600 hives containing 37 million bees. The same year, Canadian farmer Gary Kenny said that eight of the 10 beehives that he kept on his property died shortly after his neighbors planted corn in their fields.
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