Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Dennis vanEngelsdorp

     Check out ted.com for some intelligent, thought provoking conversation.  Since 1984 TED has produced a wild array of honest, at times controversial lectures that are guaranteed to stimulate the mind.  This talk is from Dennis vanEngelsdorp, the acting state apiarist from Pennsylvania"s Department of Agriculture, a leading figure in the battle against Colony Collapse Disorder.  According to vanEngelsdorp "pollinators are canaries in the coal mine and their disappearance is a referendum on the state of our environment - a reminder of the brilliant and frightening interdependence of our ecosystem".



Please visit http://www.operationbee.com/actnow/banpesticides.html  and sign the petition to the United Nations to ban neonicotinoid pesticides (http://strathconabeekeepers.blogspot.com/2011/10/insecticides-and-bees.html).

                                   http://thehoneybeeconservancy.org/

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