Large-scale Study Shows Neonicotinoids Harm Bees - National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

A new study published in the journal Science links neonicotinoid usage with fewer queen bees as well as trouble surviving the winter for both honey bees and wild bee populations. There have been mixed lab-based studies on the impact of neonicotinoids, ...

Saving the humble bee is to save ourselves as well - Financial Times

There may be many factors behind the decline in bee populations across Europe and the US. Habitat loss, disease and nutritional stress are among causes often cited by scientists. The role that certain pesticides play, however, has remained fiercely ...

Some Pesticides Are Actually Hurting Bees, Study Finds - Food & Wine

In a reversal of previous claims, researchers say neonicotinoids shouldn't be used on crops. Many people's only interaction with bees have been unpleasant stinging sessions. But the buzzing creatures are vital to our farming industry; they pollinate up ...

7 buzzy facts you probably didn't know about bees - Rare.us

Female bees are the ones known as “worker bees.” They are in charge of everything that happens in the hive, and also go out to gather nectar. Male bees are called “drones.” Their sole responsibility is to find a queen bee to mate with. Bees have five eyes.

Abstracts: Bees, Ozone, Underwater Forests, and More - Undark Magazine

... • Two new studies add to the mounting evidence that neonicotinoids, the most commonly used family of insecticides, harm pollinating insects, especially bees. One of the studies found that the insecticide negatively impacts reproduction, while the ...