Bee Kind and Save the Bees

The Muse in the Mirror

SavetheBees_graphicOur bees are in crisis…I rephrase, humanity is in crisis because our bees are dying out in unprecedented numbers.

How does that affect us? Bees are vital to our food chain, pollinating a third of our diet. A world without pollinators would be devastating for food production and our ecosystem. Who would want a world without honey, flowers, and third of everything we eat including chocolate and coffee? Not me.

Einstein pointed out the enormity of the situation years ago, yet many people still remain unaware of the relevance of this crisis.

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination,  No more plants, no more animals, no more man.” ~ Albert Einstein

Leading scientists in the annual Earthwatch debate validated the severity of the situation by declaring ‘Bees are the most invaluable species on the…

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Environmental Protection Agency Celebrates Pollinator Week

IPM in the South

Pollinators are a vital part of America’s economy and environment. Without pollinators, it would be difficult, if not impossible, for our fruits and vegetables to grow. From June 15-21, the Environmental Protection Agency encourages you to celebrate Pollinator Week, a week dedicated to highlighting the importance of bees, bats, birds, butterflies and other pollinators.

EPA is continuing to take action to help protect pollinators, as outlined in the Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. Here are some our current actions. EPA is accepting comments on its Proposal to Protect Bees from Acutely Toxic Pesticides. On Tuesday, June 23 from 3-4:30 Eastern, EPA will hold a webinar to explain the basics of the proposal. You can access the webinar here https://epa.connectsolutions.com/pollinatorproposal/.

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