( - p.mc.n. ) It’s no longer a mystery. We know what’s killing the bees. They’re being poisoned by neonicotinoid insecticides, manufactured by Bayer and Syngenta. Why do we care? Of the 100 crop species that provide 90 percent of the world's food, over 70 are pollinated by bees. No bees, no pollination. No food.
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has named Professor MS Swaminathan, renowned agricultural scientist and Father of India’s Green Revolution, and Ms Saina Nehwal, Olympic medalist, ace badminton player and youth icon of India, as ICRISAT Ambassadors of Goodwill. - See more at: http://globalmilling.com/ms-swaminathan-saina-nehwal-named-icrisat-goodwill-ambassadors/#sthash.NUvwMJuQ.dpuf
This article in Yale's Environment 360 is called "The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins." The article argues that the entire theory behind GMO crops and associated pesticide use does not fundamentally make sense, and is leading us down the wrong path.
Following the recent green wave of genetically modified (GM) crop cultivation bans across the European Union, Sustainable Pulse decided to research which countries have decided to officially ban the cultivation of GM crops around the Globe. By Nerti U. Qatja, @VOP_Today – Source: Sustainable Pulse This research has led to the discovery that there is a growing swell of government …