A quiet and enjoyable week-end with spring bringing the birds, snakes and a koala to the gardens.
The wood-stove carpet snake has been joined by another. They spend the morning together and then move back into the discarded stove. Other carpet snakes are nearby so it is mating season which could mean some spectacular displays between the competing males.
Monsanto may have just met its match: Beekeepers.
Monsanto has been lobbying the Mexican government to approve genetically engineered crops and bee-killing pesticides in the Yucatan, one of the biggest honey producing regions in the world.
With honeybees already dying in massive numbers due to the overuse of pesticides, this could be the final nail in the coffin for Mexico’s bees.
But the beekeepers are fighting back and just scored a major legal victory over Monsanto and its bee-killing pesticides. Now we need to build on their victory, and take this inspiring fight against Monsanto global.
Monsanto’s annual shareholder meeting is the perfect opportunity to demand it stops pushing its bee-killing pesticides.
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