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    Calling All Eco-Warriors - Unite! From: The Hive Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:59 AM To: George Subject: Calling All Eco-Warriors - Unite! Story Of The Week
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      Calling All Eco-Warriors - Unite!
       

      From: The Hive
      Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:59 AM
      To: George
      Subject: Calling All Eco-Warriors - Unite!

      Story Of The Week
       

      High-Fructose Corn Syrup Linked To Bee Colony Collapse

       

      The bright idea of feeding bees cheap high-fructose corn syrup may play a major role in the catastrophic collapse of honeybee colonies worldwide.

       

      “If you’re feeding them high-fructose corn syrup, then pathogens may be more dangerous and pesticides can be more toxic,” said May Berenbaum, an entomologist at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, the lead author of the study.

       

      Transporting bees from monoculture to monoculture isn’t easy. Hives are so heavy that commercial beekeepers often remove the honey to lighten the load, feeding bees highly processed high-fructose corn syrup instead.

       

      Eco-Warriors Unite!


      Stars Align In Protest Against Monsanto

       

      Hollywood stars are coming together to get the word out about GMOs with the big March Against Monsanto around the corner. But it remains to be seen just how many people will turn out to voice their displeasure with a company whose profits have grown by 87 percent over the past two years.

       

      Saving Bees One Tree At A Time


      One morning, HoneyColony founder Maryam Henein looked out the window and spotted a bee removal company spraying bees in a eucalyptus tree across the street. To say a confrontation was brewing would be a serious understatement.

      Let Your Lawn Go Wild


      The British aristocracy was the first to display wealth by keeping a weed-free lawn instead of growing food. So what would happen if you stopped watering, spraying, and mowing that useless grass? It turns out, many positive things would emerge.

      Mind & Body


      11 Health Foods That Can Kill You


      Nutritional advice is often full of nonsense. Here are the top 11 “health foods” that are actually very harmful, along with the research to back it up.


      Attention Starbucks Addicts: Danger Ahead?


      On a particularly naughty double-dipping day at Starbucks, Honeycolony's Jamie Weiss noticed a strange sign on the front counter. So what exactly is Proposition 65, and why does it sound like this coffee comes with a side of cancer?

      Sweet Deal Of The Week

       

      Say No To Plastic Cutlery And Containers

       

      Trying to find an alternative to plastic for packing school lunches? Try ECOlunchboxes BPA-free lunchbox made out of high-quality, food-grade stainless steel. This awesome duo is perfect for conveniently packing a healthy lunch without the need for added waste like sandwich and ziplock bags. This stainless steel food container fits two halves of a sandwich stacked with room for sides. It’s also great for pastas, salads and other leftovers.

       
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