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Organic Farming Can Help Save the Bees, Study Shows
October 12, 2018
Techniques associated with organic farming contribute to improved pollinator health and stability, according to a new Swedish study.
Exposure to Pesticides 50 Percent More Devastating for Hungry Honeybees, Study Shows
December 29, 2017
Neonicotinoids are 50 percent more lethal to honeybees who do not have access to reliable sources of food, a new…
Cheerios Save the Bees Campaign Backfires
image via General Mills
March 21, 2017
General Mills' "Save the Bees" campaign for Cheerios gave away more than 1.5 billion seeds--and a garden of controversy over…
bee death is becoming a more widespread problem
September 6, 2016
Mass honey bee death occurred in South Carolina on August 28 after an aerial spray of pesticide Naled, targeting mosquitoes,…
honeybee colony
May 16, 2016
Despite efforts to revive the ailing honeybee population, nearly half of all U.S. honeybee colonies disappeared last year, and scientists…
Ortho Nixes Neonicotinoids to Help Save the Bees
April 15, 2016
At long last, home garden company Ortho has announced its decision to remove neonicotinoids from its products, in an effort…
Bumblebees Exposed to Pesticides Linked to Poor Apple Crop Quality, Study Finds
November 24, 2015
Bumblebees are feeling the sting of pesticides--and so are the apple crops they pollinate. New research points to declining apple…
Federal Court Rules in Favor of Honey Bees, Blocks EPA-Approved Pesticide
September 15, 2015
A U.S. federal judge has overturned an EPA approval of a controversial chemical pesticide that may pose health risks to…
Can Organic Farming Feed the World?
June 18, 2015
Organic farming methods are known for being gentler on the land, and now a comprehensive report finds honey bees benefit…
EPA Protecting Honeybees With Major 'Pesticide-Free Zones' Across U.S.
June 1, 2015
In an effort to protect honey bees, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing a ruling that will create pesticide-free…