The birds may be fine, but a new study shows the bees are having some serious fertility issues.
But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is lagging behind. Last May the Agency began a process to assess the risks four
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A commonly used insecticide is suspected of contributing to the collapse of bee populations.
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Answer: Wild bees deserve conservation attention in their own right, but from our perspective, it is especially important
Recent research now suggests that bees may be preferentially drawn to pesticide-laced foods as a result of reward mechanisms. It is a fascinating lesson in how knowledge gleaned from addiction science can inform our understanding of a global ecological crisis.
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The federal Fish and Wildlife Service is to prohibit neonicotinoid use at national wildlife refuges by next January. The
Science is not a set of results; it is a method. If the method is faulty, as in the case of the Lu study and the simplistic 'neonics causes bee deaths meme', the results are useless.