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B) Why use pesticides at all? With that superfluous 1/3 gone you wouldn't need as much food anyway.
C) Ok, maybe using pesticides that target said parasites might be a good thing.
D) There are loads of issues with genetically modified crops. Besides, I wouldn't mind seeing Monsanto go belly up. Now that's an immoral set of creeps!
E) First get rid of 1/3 of the human population, plant more flowers and let's see if the bees can get their act together themselves. I think they can.
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However, this _is_ about electrons. It was easy for Amazon to cancel the book on the Kindle, therefore they did.
That said, I'm all for deorbiting the ISS and using the budget for real science. Or perhaps pay the Russians to build fifty new MIR spacecraft and have change to spare.