Skip to comments.White House Unveils Bee Plan, Creates Strategy To Restore Pollinator Populations (Huh?)
Posted on 06/20/2014 8:44:46 PM PDT by Up Yours Marxists
The White House is finally addressing a serious, and misunderstood, problem with a new bee plan. The bee plan is a federal strategy to stop the sharp decline of pollinators, most notably bees, and restore pollinator populations to their previous buzzing glory.
Can the White House end a problem that has alluded scientists and policy makers for over a decade?
The bee plan is focused on habitats and bureaucracy.
The first step of the plan is form a task force. The group will include representatives from 14 major federal departments (click here for the full list).
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Is there any scam this "administration" ISN'T involved in?
Whutz the buzz about?
So while the VA slaughters our veterans, ISIS slaughters the Iraqi army, and a horde of Central Americans slaughter our economy, Obama has in the last week...
Banned Ugandans from entering America
Saved the bees
The administration is entering the Carter phase of clownery. What’s next, a slew of puppet show regulations?
Maybe they can hitch a ride with the kids from Central America.
If bureaucrats, the holy miracle workers of the govt., nothing can save the bee.
Now all bow down and receive Obamas blessing.
Last night it was salt. Today it’s bees and summer goofing off.
So let it be written,
So let it be done....
Just think of all of the things the fascists will ban while pretending to save the bees.....
There is in fact a crisis. It’s been going on for a number of years now. I know people who have lost all their hives in one season. That said I think universities research labs can more efficiently determine cause and course of action better than government.
FTA: “that has alluded scientists”.
Other than that - we’ll be lucky to have any bees left after the zero admin “creates strategy to restore pollinator populations”. Everything he touches is a really expensive FLOP.
Great. With the government’s track record, bees will be extinct in 3 years!
Nice going Zero!!!
(Do I really need to tag this?)
Obama is gonna save the bees?
This will not go well for the bees.
Poor little guys might as well kiss their beehinds goodbye.
Can anyone say Agenda 21? Yes, I knew Sasha and Malia could.
Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a phenomenon in which worker bees from a European honey bee colony abruptly disappear. While such disappearances have occurred throughout the history of apiculture, and were known by various names (disappearing disease, spring dwindle, May disease, autumn collapse, and fall dwindle disease), the syndrome was renamed colony collapse disorder in late 2006 in conjunction with a drastic rise in the number of disappearances of Western honeybee colonies in North America. European beekeepers observed similar phenomena in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, and initial reports have also come in from Switzerland and Germany, albeit to a lesser degree while the Northern Ireland Assembly received reports of a decline greater than 50%.
Colony collapse is significant economically because many agricultural crops worldwide are pollinated by European honey bees. According to the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the worth of global crops with honeybees pollination was estimated to be close to $200 billion in 2005. Shortages of bees in the US have increased the cost to farmers renting them for pollination services by up to 20%.
The mechanisms of CCD and the reasons for its increasing prevalence remain unclear, but many possible causes have been proposed: pesticides, primarily neonicotinoids; infections with Varroa and Acarapis mites; malnutrition; various pathogens; genetic factors; immunodeficiencies; loss of habitat; changing beekeeping practices; or a combination of factors.
Imagine 2+ more years of this...or maybe I should say...imagine where we’ll be maybe a year from now....?
Correct. This is a big problem. Bees are dying off and we don’t know why. Healthy bees are crucial for our crops. I don’t disagree with the Administration on this even though they do everything else wrong.
That’s damned funny right there!
I take it they’ll bring in experts like Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock to testify in front of some executive “review board”.
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