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EU member countries voted today in favor of a near-complete ban on the use of the controversial class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids. The insecticides are linked to the worldwide decline of bee populations and a condition called colony collapse disorder. The family of neonicotinoid pesticides, the most widely used agricultural chemicals in the world, […]
Researchers from European universities have discovered that pesticides used for corn crops, that have adverse effects on pollinators such as bees, are unnecessary in many cases. The study, published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, stated that only 1 percent of corn acres are lost due to ‘pests’. Poor drainage and high organic content can […]
Honey is often a controversial topic in the vegan world as many people debate whether or not the sweet nectar is actually suitable for vegans or not. Luckily for your sweet tooth, there is a profusion of different types of honey alternatives out there and they’re all just as heavenly as the real deal! These […]
  Weighing in on the big issues that ooze with controversy; is honey vegan or not? The word ‘vegan’ was first spread in 1944 by Donald Watson who said, ‘Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, the animal kingdom, and includes a reverence for life. It applies to the […]
Bee populations have been decreasing steadily across the globe over recent years, and with a ginormous 44% loss between 2015 and 2016 in the U.S. alone, it seems that now is a more crucial time than ever to find effective methods to protect them. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) states that “Researchers are calling the mass disappearance ‘Colony Collapse Disorder’” […]

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