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What would happen if bees went extinct?


Of 100 crop species that provide 90% of our global food supply, 71 are bee-pollinated. Should we genetically modify the bees to make them immune to the pesticides? Millions of bees were found dead after GMO corn was planted just a few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada, likely due to pesticides known as neonicotinoids. Dominance of GMO crops has led to the widespread use of pesticides such as neonicotinoids

 

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    ptosis 13 months ago

    Tried other pollinators: Africanized honey bees accidentally introduced in Brazil 1957 & European Gypsy Moth accidentally introduced in Boston 1868. Neither did not turn out well. :(