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Morgan Freeman Is Feeding the Bees
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August 14, 2019
Widespread bee death led actor Morgan Freeman to convert his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a haven for the pollinators.
Organic Farming Can Help Save the Bees, Study Shows
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October 12, 2018
Techniques associated with organic farming contribute to improved pollinator health and stability, according to a new Swedish study.
GMOs and Neonicotinoids Now Allowed in Wildlife Refuges
August 10, 2018
The Department of the Interior has reversed a 2014 decision forbidding the use of neonicotinoids and GMOs within national wildlife…
Bee-Killing Pesticides Found in Half of U.S. Produce Samples
July 26, 2018
Despite the EU's ban, the bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids are showing up in an alarming number of fruit and…
Honey Bee
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June 22, 2018
Whole Foods Market used its Instagram account for a marketing stunt intended to raise awareness about the state of honeybee…
New Bee Vectoring Technology Saves the Bees – and Puts them to Work
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May 31, 2018
New bee vectoring technology could put bees to work distributing natural fungal pesticides that would be far less dangerous than…
After Years of Decline Honeybee Populations on the Rise, Sort Of, Finds New Study
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August 7, 2017
The bee population is on the rise, according to a new USDA survey, but this news isn't as positive as…
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,…
Sweet News for Bees: Dangerous Pesticide Use Dropping at Major Nurseries
August 23, 2016
While there’s still not enough science to conclusively confirm that pesticides, particularly the class known as neonicotinoids or neonics, are…
Decades-Long Study on Bees Finds Controversial Pesticides Most Harmful
August 18, 2016
Pesticides, specifically neonicotinoids, may be most harmful to bees, according to 20-years worth of data on the risks just published.