Marvin Lazerson

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Without Bees, We Are in Trouble

I stand 4,000 feet above sea level, looking at a mountain meadow filled with late summer wildflowers, bees, wet grass. Clouds hang low over the surrounding mountain peaks. I breathe in the cool wind that signals fall is coming. In more than three decades of hiking in the European Alps, such moments have become familiar sources of joy.

Increasingly, though, these moments bring sadness. The mountain meadows and the wildflowers are disappearing — and the bees are dying, victims of changing weather conditions. Too many hikers and bikers, diseases and parasites, ski lifts and ski runs, pesticides and chalets.

It is impossible to know exactly how fast bees are dying, but Greenpeace U.S.A.…  Seguir leyendo »