Linking bee colony collapse and agri-seed business

This chart showing the agri-seed makers and their products is worth hanging out with for a while.  It shows the massive, ubiquitous infiltration of agri-biz seeds in our agri-biz food system. (click link for interactive version)

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Go to http://zoom.it/eCoS for interactive version

 

After you’ve looked at this chart for a while, then take a gander at the recent study that shows an even clearer link between seeds that have been modified and dipped in insecticides and pesticides to promote growth and ward off insects.

Bees are insects.  We need bees to grow food.  I don’t know why we are even thinking about issues like presidential candidates and their views on gay marriage or tax returns when this is going on.  I really don’t.

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