Four year study on bee killing pesticides released: bad news doesn’t stop at bees

Four year study warns neonicotinoid pesticides are killing bees

Scientists released today the results of a four year worldwide integrated assessment of the effect of systemic pesticides, primarily the neonicotinoids but also fipronil (Twitter: #WIAlaunch). These pesticides, called 'neonics' for short, entered wide use in the 1990's when they were hailed as a new generation of chemicals with very low toxicity to vertebrates. (more…)

Bee die-offs tied to tobacco plant ‘STD’


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Honeybees have been dying in huge numbers since 2006, and a new study finds that a virus may be one cause. The tobacco ringspot virus has mutated quickly and jumped from tobacco plants to soy plants to bees, researchers say, and the annual increase in honeybee deaths between autumn and winter correlates with an increasing number of infections. (more…)

Royal Jelly Benefits for Skincare


Using Royal Jelly for skincare is a  a good idea because it is an amazing substance which has powerful healing, moisturizing, and protective properties. The completely natural product can benefit all skin types whether dry, irritated, sensitive, or oily. The following are just a few of the ways that using royal jelly for skincare can improve the health and vitality of your skin: (more…)