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Saving Honeybees, One Hive at a Time |wedderspoon

Teaming up with like-minded individuals and organizations is one of the most effective ways to broaden the scope and reach of your message. In our case, partnering with the Rodale Institute has not only deepened our ability to deliver our message of bee conservation but also given us an opportunity to affect real change through hosting a bee hive at the beautiful Honeybee Conservancy.
 The Honeybee Conservancy at Rodale Institute was started in 2012 in response to colony collapse disorder and the major health problems that have devastated the honeybee population in North America. They believe that individual hone

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Agricultural Holocaust? – Coronado Eagle & Journal | Coronado News | Coronado Island News: Opinion

by Tom Dawson

Franklin Roosevelt wrote, “The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” That would also be true of societies that poison the air and water as well, which is certainly happening world-wide these days. One example of this phenomena of air, water and soil destruction is in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The blended air pollution of cities, oil fields and farms results in this major American agricultural region having some of the nation’s dirtiest air. The nitrate contaminated drinking water and farmlands stripped of nutrients give rise to the question of whether current methods of conventional agriculture are a means of preservation or destruction for the human species.

Source: Agricultural Holocaust? – Coronado Eagle & Journal | Coronado News | Coronado Island News: Opinion