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Fall Of Man Brought About By A Bee
 
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# 16 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:01
 
 
No... life in terms of whats living would go on as normal. The planet would still spin and go from day to night... but the hole topography would change. Temperatures of extreme would make northern areas uninhabitable, and equatorial regions arid. The middle regions would become over populated and disease would soar. There'd be havoc!

The Moon, all be it as suspect as what it is, is there for a reason.
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# 17 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:08
 
 
Someone said :

exactly bee problem solved
ps your wrong about the temperature it would actually become freezing due to the freezing of the ocean

Actually thats interesting. If the water stopped flowing yeah, it probably would freeze but that wouldnt happen immediately. And even still, areas of land would still be habitable. Lets just say life would be very uncomfortable.

Why would you want the end of mankind anyway? As for the bees, they'll be fine!
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# 18 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:13
 
 
Someone said :

Actually thats interesting. If the water stopped flowing yeah, it probably would freeze but that wouldnt happen immediately. And even still, areas of land would still be habitable. Lets just say life would be very uncomfortable.

Why would you want the end of mankind anyway? As for the bees, they'll be fine!

i don't want to end mankind just the moon
btw the debris from the moon would destroy all land based life while all sea based life would die from freezing and the lower ph of the ocean
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# 19 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:19
 
 
But what did the Moon do to you?
Lets suppose they somehow managed to find a way to 'push the Moon away'. Thats what they'd do, not blow it up. I dont think mankind would ever really be able to accomplish such a task. A nuclear bomb would obliterate it, but would obliterate us too or knock us off our axis and we'd probably hurl into the Sun. The Moon is isnt going anywhere.
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# 20 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:25
 
 
kill them,kill them now.them and spiders should be killed on the spot!
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# 21 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:26
 
 
but we need the honey! Bees are brilliant. One of the most gentile organism on the planet
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# 22 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:27
 
 
An interesting article which seems to debunk this concept... but supports this theory in other crops that are not wheat/rice, and depend on human population growth...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/05/090507121949.htm

Pollination Crisis 'A Myth': Honeybees Are On The Rise, But Demand Grows Faster
ScienceDaily (May 8, 2009) — The notion that a decline in pollinators may threaten the human food supply – producing a situation that has been referred to as a "pollination crisis" – can be considered a myth, at least where honey bees are concerned, say researchers reporting online on May 7th in Current Biology.

First of all, most agricultural crop production does not depend on pollinators. On top of that, while honey bees may be dwindling in some parts of the world, the number of domesticated bees world-wide is actually on the rise, their new report shows.
"The honey bee decline observed in the USA and in other European countries including Great Britain, which has been attributed in part to parasitic mites and more recently to colony collapse disorder, could be misguiding us to think that this is a global phenomenon," said Marcelo Aizen of Universidad Nacional del Comahue in Argentina. "We found here that is not the case."
By analyzing data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for temporal trends in the number of commercial bee hives, they found that the global stock of domesticated honey bees has increased by about 45 percent over the last five decades. That increase has primarily been driven by an increased demand for honey from a growing human population, rather than an increased need for pollinators, he added.
But the news isn't all good: The data also show that the demand for crops that rely on insects for pollination has more than tripled over the last half century, suggesting that the global capacity for pollination may still be under considerable stress. These crops include "luxury" agriculture items, now common in any supermarket, like plums, raspberries, and cherries, as well as mangos, guavas, Brazil nuts, and cashew nuts.
"We were particularly astonished when we found that the fraction of agricultural production that depends on pollinators, which includes all of these luxury agriculture items, started growing at a faster pace since the fall of communism in the former USSR and Eastern Europe, and at a much higher rate than the larger fraction of agricultural production that does not depend on pollinators, including wheat and rice, which just follow human population growth," Aizen said. "Although the primary cause of the accelerating increase of pollinator-dependent crops seems to be economic and political – not biological – their rapid expansion has the potential to trigger future pollination problems for both these crops and native species in neighboring areas."
The associated increase in demand for agricultural land could also hasten the destruction of habitat that now supports hundreds or thousands of species of wild pollinators, which would in turn cause a drop in crop yield, he said.
"Most importantly, decreasing yield by these pollinator-dependent crops surely would imply rising market prices, which undoubtedly would constitute a further incentive for their cultivation," Aizen said. "This situation would create a positive feedback circuit that could promote more habitat destruction and further deterioration of pollination services. The good news is that less-intensively managed agro-ecosystems that preserve patches of natural and semi-natural habitats and uncultivated field edges can sustain abundant and diverse communities of wild pollinators."
The researchers include Marcelo A. Aizen, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Rio Negro, Argentina; and Lawrence D. Harder, of University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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# 23 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:28
 
 
no they arent,they sting you!! and i can live without honey.
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# 24 : Sunday 2-1-2011 @ 23:29
 
 
honey is regurgiated bee vomit.
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# 25 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 02:50
 
 
Colony collapse disorder, or whatever the whole bee thing is being attributed to now isn't a problem that could destroy humanity, or even have much of an effect beyond a slight increase in the price of apples.
The problem is slightly wider in that demand for agricultural land is reducing biodiversity world wide; wild bees are just one symptom, but you may as well choose something like thistles, bats or frogs. It's probable that humans will muddle on regardless and the effects won't be catastrophic but just in case it's proably wiser to step a little more lightly on the environment.
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# 26 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 04:11
 
 
Men are over exploiting the environment.
When hell breaks loose, it will our role to fix humanity.
And I think it's women who are going to have to break this spiral of power and find the trick of cooperation before it is too late. (To quote Germaine Greer)
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# 27 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 05:50
 
 
Someone said :
Men are over exploiting the environment.
When hell breaks loose, it will our role to fix humanity.
And I think it's women who are going to have to break this spiral of power and find the trick of cooperation before it is too late. (To quote Germaine Greer)

Ahh come on
Who are they exploiting the Earth's resources for but their families its not that man/woman can have enough and think about this as it's the truest thing you will ever hear about all of life.

You can only have to much.
Otherwise you have scarcity.
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# 28 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 05:56
 
 
Someone said :

Ahh come on
Who are they exploiting the Earth's resources for but their families its not that man/woman can have enough and think about this as it's the truest thing you will ever hear about all of life.

You can only have to much.
Otherwise you have scarcity.

Not all women need a man "to protect them" and "provide". We can manage, thank you.
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# 29 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 06:06
 
 
Someone said :

Not all women need a man "to protect them" and "provide". We can manage, thank you.

I never said you could not, but woman as well as men need a sense of security and you only get that when you have to much.

Women and men are the same that way, you can only have to much, otherwise you worry.
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# 30 : Monday 3-1-2011 @ 06:10
 
 
Someone said :

I never said you could not, but woman as well as men need a sense of security and you only get that when you have to much.

Women and men are the same that way, you can only have to much, otherwise you worry.

Men think in quantity.
Women think in quality. We do not worry when we do not have too much. We worry when what we have is not right.
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