neonicotinoids

Green
The birds may be fine, but a new study shows the bees are having some serious fertility issues.
Environment
Scientists point to a complex web of factors, including climate change and habitat destruction, to explain the massive collapse
Environment
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Business
A commonly used insecticide is suspected of contributing to the collapse of bee populations.
Environment
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Environment
Question 4: What benefits do wild bees bring to city dwellers than could make people want to attract the insects? Question
Science
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.
Environment
Organic, GMO, pesticide-free, fair-trade -- what do these really mean, are they just trends and how do they affect our planet?
Environment
Portland brings to at least eight the number of U.S. municipalities, including Seattle and Spokane in neighboring Washington
Science
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.
Environment
As the White House announces its plan, they will need to reflect on the reality of the plight of bees, beekeepers and farmers alike. This means they can't avoid addressing the role pesticides play.
Environment
The ultimate who-done-it of our time is not a scandalous political act or John Grisham plot line, but the story of honey bees.
Environment
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drinking water ban in Ohio's 4th largest city is over -- for now; Mine waste breach means British
Environment
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Anti-science nuttery alive and well in Kentucky; BP's oil still contaminating fish in the Gulf; Canada's
Environment
In 2014, instead of DDT, which thankfully EPA banned in 1972, we have the neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) to satisfy the toxic addiction and practices of agribusiness men.
Environment
Quite simply, humans cannot live without honeybees, yet these remarkably complex creatures can easily exist without our species. Currently, honeybees are dying by the tens of billions around the globe.
Green
It's a plague hard to fight and hard to protect ourselves against -- in part because our regulatory system treats the chemicals as if they had rights; safe until proven guilty.
Los Angeles
The mellifluous scent of orange blossom graces Angeleons streets and backyards, and depends upon the incomparable honeybees