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Syngenta, Bayer challenge EU
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biobee
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a new one on me.

I am always deeply suspicious of sites like this, which at a glance appear to be authentic organizations but which turn out to be industry-funded PR fronts for the corporate devils.

Let us know if you discover anything...
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imkeer
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It seems to me they are against systemic pesticides, but pro "integrated pest management".
I'll stick with my homegrown and organic food sources...
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Smorning
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Consider signing as the ban needs to be kept in place for the bees

https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/david-cameron-uphold-the-european-ban#petition
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ingo50
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have signed the 38 Degrees petition and suggest you all send the link to all your friends. The vote will be on Tuesday I believe. I have also emailed Manuel Borosso and Duncan Cameron for what it's worth, links were posted on 38 Degrees website last week. If Syngenta win I will be taking this up personally with my local EU and AM politicians.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Therefore, in the light of above findings conclusion can be drawn that there is no apparent effect of EMR on brooding, honey production and foraging behaviour of Apis mellifera colonies.


Effect of electromagnetic radiations on brooding, honey production and foraging behavior of European honeybees ( Apis mellifera L.)
Pramod Mall* and Yogesh Kumar
African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 9(13), pp. 1078-1085, 31 March, 2014
http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1396540463_Mall%20and%20Kumar.pdf
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