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Episode 160. Winning the Bee War and Losing the Glyphosate Battles

This is the World Organic News for the week ending the 11th of March 2019.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

The decline of honeybees from Colony Collapse Disorder to pesticide effects has been well documented over the past decade or so. The news has been all bad but there is hope!

From the blog Coolbees comes a post: Slovenia’s Bee Protections.

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Unlike the worldwide trend of bee population decline, there is one nation that stands out- Slovenia. This is no accident, and bees are incredibly well protected within the country. Where countries like the US and France have seen over 30% losses in winter of 2018, Slovenia has  maintained beneath the acceptable loss of under 20%. Slovenia is an oddity worldwide, and an outlier in terms of these results.

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