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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.
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…
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.
neonicotinoids
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July 3, 2017
Two new studies in the peer-reviewed journal Science seem to offer definitive proof that neonicotinoids are harmful to bees and…
bumblebees are now endangered species
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January 13, 2017
Rusty patched bumblebees have become the first bee species to be placed on the list of Endangered Species by the…
Gardening apps are a must for any gardener looking to up their planting game.
May 11, 2016
Gardening apps are modern tools every gardener needs. The following apps are fun to use and can help any level…
honey bees
December 29, 2015
Wild honey bees are declining across the globe, and a new map highlights the damaging effect that's having on crops…
Did the USDA Suppress Science on the Effects of Pesticides?
November 19, 2015
A USDA scientist claims his research about the effects of pesticides on pollinators was stifled by the agency in order…
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…