Murder by Policy: Killing the Bees

Murder by Policy: Killing the Bees

If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.

–Albert Einstein

This is what got me onto the computer this morning.

The video below was posted on my Telegram account and shocked me out of my tree. The video came from a Permaculture Group, Vast Harvest Permaculture.

Murder by Policy: Killing the Bees, April 2023, Australia

In this video, a beekeeper in Australia blows the whistle of his own Government who are mass killing bees which is going to be the end of many different food supplies.

This keeper tested all of his bees for Varroa mite, which is the parasite the Government is supposedly concerned about and all came back negative. Yet, the DPI still gave to burn all 17 of his hives with petrol, which is complete overkill.

Even after proving his hives were free of the mites, the DPI still insisted on destroying them without performing their own testing to verify what the keeper had told them. It makes no sense. In the end, it seems the Australian government is trying to stop pollination and intentionally attack the food supply of so many people


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Note: 9 Months ago I posted that varroa mite is easily treatable:

This was the video that was sent to me

This is the official story

Opinion: Australia is in a unique position to eliminate the bee-killing Varroa mite. Here’s what happens if we don’t

Varroa mites—notorious honey bee parasites—have recently reached Australian shores, detected at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales last year. If they establish here, there would be significant implications for agricultural food security, as honey bees are heavily relied on for the pollination of many crops.

However, while Australia is the last continent to be invaded by the mite, it has an opportunity to be the first to eradicate it…..

….Varroa mites are a threat to . Although Australia has an abundance of food and exports it to other nations, the price of food is likely to increase if Varroa escapes confinement.

Currently, pollination of crops in eradication zones such as berries in Coffs Harbor is at risk due to the removal of all honey bees in the region, which may lead to short-term increases in food costs.

However, establishment and spread of Varroa will lead to lower pollination and lower crop production across the country, which will raise the price of most fruit and vegetables that depend on bee pollination.

This could worsen the food affordability crises caused by the current inflation, affecting the ability of low income households to buy nutritious and fresh produce. Almond pollination has already noted a deficit of 80,000 hives in the last season.

But, as we see, New Zealand has had varroa bee mite for years and yet we still have a honey bee industry.

See below.


The propaganda above says the varroa bee mites lead to loss of pollination, “affecting the ability of low income households to buy nutritious and fresh produce”(sic).

But it clear that it is the destruction of hives that is leading to loss of pollination.


Well well well would you look at that 😏
Who would have figured that killing all the bees would lead to no pollination of vegetables?
During our dpi meeting we discussed the Maitland vegetable growers and how they we’re concerned about how their pumpkins were going to be pollinated without bees. Dpi‘s response was that there is a beetle that will pollinate your pumpkins, and that you don’t need bees.
I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve never seen a beetle in my pumpkin patch. It’s always been bees that have been pollinating my pumpkins.
So what is going to happen to all the local vegetable growers? How will their vegetables be pollinated, will they be compensated for the lack of pollination like the commercial blueberry, almond and orchard growers? I doubt it very much 😡
What do we want????
(via Facebook)
Here is a local story in Australia

When you start digging the hole gets a little deeper and quite interesting

Here is an article on this from an alternative publication in Australia

What is the situation in New Zealand?

It seems the varroa mite story has been buried in New Zealand

The FOLLOWING ITEM only exists in the web archive.

From 2008

Biosecurity NZ gives up battling bee parasite

Biosecurity New Zealand is to abandon efforts to stop the spread of the bee parasite varroa.

The varroa mite is a parasite of honey bees that attack adult bees and their developing larvae, or young. It weakens and kills honeybee colonies. Bees pollinate a wide range of food crops, so are critical in the food chain.

Biosecurity New Zealand says high levels of mites found in Canterbury suggest varroa is now established and widespread.

The mite has been in the North Island for some time, but had recently not been found beyond Marlborough, Nelson and Buller in the South Island.

However, 17 cases of the bee mite have now been confirmed in the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts, well south of the containment zone designed to slow its spread from the Nelson and Marlborough regions.

The New Zealand Beekeepers Association says the South Island control line is now a complete waste of time, as the mite may have already spread and testing for the pest is difficult.

President Frans Laas says the association cannot guarantee if the mite is present in beehives.

Biosecurity New Zealand plans to revoke all movement controls on hives and bees on Thursday. Funds for control zones will be used for hive testing and education workshops.

This the sum total that is on the Ministry for Primary Industries website in 2023

One thought on “Murder by Policy: Killing the Bees

  1. I don’t think Einstein got it right – many different kinds of insects pollinate plants. However, other insects have been disappearing as well. The car windscreen is no longer (it seems like for decades now) plastered with insects and there has been a noticeable lack of them congregating on the kitchen window when the lights are on at night, esp. in summer – I live rurally . My place is organic and all the neighbours do no large scale spraying and there is plenty of habitat for insects This seems to coincide with the erection of a large cell phone tower about 1.5km away.

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