PORTLAND, Ore. - The Government Accountability Office today released a report sharply criticizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency for failing to adequately address threats to bee populations. The report points to the USDA’s failure to identify threats and implement measures to protect native bees and the EPA’s failure to identify the risks posed to bees by the most common pesticide mixtures.
Who needs insects that pollinate almost ALL of our fruits and vegetables?
What is FAR more important is that a relative handful of corporations (e.g., Bayer, Syngenta, ad nauseum) become even wealthier, at our LITERAL expense.
Are we being punished for something we have forgotten to do?