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Neonicotinoid Pesticides Impair Bees' Social Behavior, New Study Shows
November 12, 2018
A new study from Harvard has found neonicotinoid pesticides may impair bees' ability to care for their young and insulate…
Costco Encourages Suppliers to Phase Out Dangerous Pesticides
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June 15, 2018
Costco has updated its pollinator policy to encourage its suppliers to phase out the use of dangerous chemicals like neonicotinoids…
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…
Europe Bans Bee-Killing Neonicotinoid Pesticides
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April 30, 2018
The European Union has outlawed the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on outdoor crops. The pesticides have been linked to widespread…
Exposure to Pesticides 50 Percent More Devastating for Hungry Honeybees, Study Shows
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December 29, 2017
Neonicotinoids are 50 percent more lethal to honeybees who do not have access to reliable sources of food, a new…
Far-Reaching Dangers of Agricultural Pesticides Emphasized in New Research
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September 26, 2017
Two new research papers show that agricultural pesticides are dangerous for pollinators and should be more heavily regulated.
Alternatives to Neonicotinoids Could Be Even Worse for Honey Bees
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July 7, 2017
While neonicotinoid pesticides have devastating effects on honey bees, the alternative could be even worse, according to experts.
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May 8, 2017
A new study from the University of California San Diego shows that neonicotinoid pesticides hinder bees' ability to fly and…
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April 24, 2017
New regulations in Europe seek to eradicate both neonicotinoid pesticides and GMO crops from the fields of the European Union.
Bee-Killing Pesticide Found in U.S. Drinking Water
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April 11, 2017
A popular class of pesticides linked to bee deaths has been found in drinking water samples tested by the U.S.…