It has been widely reported that global bee populations are declining at an alarming rate. Aside from being producers of wonderful medicines and foods such as propolis, honey and pollen, bees are also responsible for pollinating the vast majority of global food crops. It is clear to see that the survival of our species is directly linked to the success of the humble honey bee.
Multiple scientific studies fault one group of toxic pesticides for the bees' rapid demise, and bee populations have soared in four European countries that have banned these products. But powerful chemical companies are lobbying hard to keep selling this poison. Our best chance to save bees now is to push the US and EU to ban this deadly product - their action is critical and will have a ripple effect on the rest of the world.
BeeVital believe that there are other factors involved in the decline of the honey bee and that beekeeping as a whole should be practiced in a more sustainable way. However this is an important campaign and we urge you to add your name in support of this cause by clicking here.
On Saturday 8th December The Dispensary was officially launched by Prof. David Bellamy OBE, at the Coliseum in Whitby, North...