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What Is A Neonicotinoid? Honeybees Dying When Exposed To Popular Insecticide - International Business Times;

What Is A Neonicotinoid? Honeybees Dying When Exposed To Popular Insecticide - International Business Times

International Business TimesWhat Is A Neonicotinoid? Honeybees Dying When Exposed To Popular InsecticideInternational Business TimesA commonly used insecticide might be far more dangerous for some bees than experts have previously thought, cutting their lives short by about 25 percent and damaging the health of their hives. Research based in Ontario and Quebec, where a type of ...and more »

Pesticide firms attack their own study confirming harm to be - Normangee Star;

Pesticide firms attack their own study confirming harm to be - Normangee Star

Normangee StarPesticide firms attack their own study confirming harm to beNormangee StarZayed said once his team established the real-world levels of neonicotinoids found in the field, he replicated that in a research apiary at York, treating some “pollen patties” with neonicotinoids and tracking the comings and goings of honeybees.and more »

Common Pesticides And Bee Health: Two Large Studies Say Neonicotinoids Harm Pollinators - Medical Daily

Common Pesticides And Bee Health: Two Large Studies Say Neonicotinoids Harm PollinatorsMedical DailyAs more and more bees disappear from our planet, scientists have sought to find definitive answers about what's threatening them. Past research has suggested that common pesticides are killing bees around the globe, but two new studies found more ...and more »

Study paints a confused picture of how insecticides are affecting bees - Ars Technica;

Study paints a confused picture of how insecticides are affecting bees - Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaStudy paints a confused picture of how insecticides are affecting beesArs TechnicaThere's widespread agreement that bees around the world are in trouble. A few years back, domestic honeybee nests started experiencing mass die-offs, and problems were found in wild bees as well. What hasn't been clear is what the cause might be.and more »

Pesticides pose deadly threat to bees, new studies confirm - UPI.com;

Pesticides pose deadly threat to bees, new studies confirm - UPI.com

UPI.comPesticides pose deadly threat to bees, new studies confirmUPI.com"Neonicotinoids, which are water soluble, spill over from agricultural fields into the surrounding environment, where they are taken up by other plants," said researcher Nadia Tsvetkov. By Brooks Hays | June 30, 2017 at 2:25 PM. Follow @upi. Comments.and more »

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

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

National Caucus of Environmental LegislatorsLarge-scale Study Shows Neonicotinoids Harm BeesNational Caucus of Environmental LegislatorsA 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, ...and more »

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

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

Financial TimesSaving the humble bee is to save ourselves as wellFinancial TimesThere 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 ...and more »

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

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

Food & WineSome Pesticides Are Actually Hurting Bees, Study FindsFood & WineIn 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 ...and more »

Large study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives - kwwl.com;

Large study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives - kwwl.com

kwwl.comLarge study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hiveskwwl.com(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2015, file photo, volunteer Ben Merritt, a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati, checks honeybee hives for queen activity and performs routine maintenance as part of a collaboration be.and more »

Bayer-Funded Study Blows Up In Its Face After Scientists Find Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees - Benzinga;

Bayer-Funded Study Blows Up In Its Face After Scientists Find Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees - Benzinga

BenzingaBayer-Funded Study Blows Up In Its Face After Scientists Find Its Pesticide Is Killing BeesBenzingaIt seems so obvious, yet it took a pair of studies to prove it: Pesticides are the culprits responsible for the decimation of those vital pollinators, the bee population. In a new report published Friday in the journal Science, two coordinated studies ...and more »

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

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

Rare.us7 buzzy facts you probably didn't know about beesRare.usFemale 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.and more »

Neonicotinoids : the toxicity of the pesticide confirmed - The Siver Times;

Neonicotinoids : the toxicity of the pesticide confirmed - The Siver Times

The Siver TimesNeonicotinoids : the toxicity of the pesticide confirmedThe Siver TimesThese are the most important work conducted in a natural environment on the subject. The first were conducted in Europe ; the other in Canada. Both confirm what we already suspected widely : the neonicotinoids are safe for bees and other pollinators ...and more »

Bee lifespan shortened by exposure to neonicotinoids, study says - Yahoo News Canada (blog);

Bee lifespan shortened by exposure to neonicotinoids, study says - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Yahoo News Canada (blog)Bee lifespan shortened by exposure to neonicotinoids, study saysYahoo News Canada (blog)Bees exposed to real-world levels of a group of pesticides known as neonicotinoids die sooner than those that are not exposed, researchers from Toronto's York University have found. In a study published today in the journal Science, the researchers ...and more »

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

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

Undark MagazineAbstracts: Bees, Ozone, Underwater Forests, and MoreUndark 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 ...and more »

“Neonicotinoids harm bees”, extensive pan-European study finds - Fresh Fruit Portal;

“Neonicotinoids harm bees”, extensive pan-European study finds - Fresh Fruit Portal

Fresh Fruit Portal“Neonicotinoids harm bees”, extensive pan-European study findsFresh Fruit PortalOne of the most extensive field studies to date assessing the impacts neonicotinoid pesticides can have on honeybees and wild bees has found that they do cause harm. Spanning 2,000 hectares across the U.K., Germany and Hungary, the large-scale ...and more »

Huge Bees Survey in Europe Shows Neonicotinoid-caused Decline - Laboratory Equipment;

Huge Bees Survey in Europe Shows Neonicotinoid-caused Decline - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory EquipmentHuge Bees Survey in Europe Shows Neonicotinoid-caused DeclineLaboratory EquipmentA huge investigation into the effects of pesticides' unintended consequences on honeybees has found some striking declines in parts of Europe. Spanning 2,000 hectares of rapeseed crops in three nations, the population estimates show that neonicotinoids ...and more »

Canadian, European studies link key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives - CTV News;

Canadian, European studies link key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives - CTV News

CTV NewsCanadian, European studies link key pesticide to weakened honeybee hivesCTV NewsTORONTO -- A new study by Canadian researchers has found that honeybees have been exposed to a controversial pesticide for much longer than previously thought at levels that have led to higher mortality and overall weakened health. The research ...and more »

Widely Used Pesticide Is a Buzzkill for Honeybees - Scientific American;

Widely Used Pesticide Is a Buzzkill for Honeybees - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanWidely Used Pesticide Is a Buzzkill for HoneybeesScientific AmericanHoneybee stings ache for a good reason: This species knows how to brawl. But as it turns out, these black-and-yellow pollinators are quite vulnerable themselves—especially to neonicotinoids, a pesticide commonly used to ward off crop-munching pests.and more »

Popular Pesticide More Harmful To Bees In Some Places But Not In Others: Study - Tech Times;

Popular Pesticide More Harmful To Bees In Some Places But Not In Others: Study - Tech Times

Tech TimesPopular Pesticide More Harmful To Bees In Some Places But Not In Others: StudyTech TimesGerman honeybees' death has previously been blamed on pesticide use. Now a new study's results show that the German honeybee colonies prospered regardless of pesticide exposure. ( Ralph Orlowski | Getty Images ). A largely used pesticide's ...and more »

Pesticide effects on bees questioned - Sky News Australia;

Pesticide effects on bees questioned - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaPesticide effects on bees questionedSky News AustraliaTwo major studies into how bees are affected by a group of pesticides banned in Europe have turned up mixed results, fuelling a row over whether the chemicals, called neonicotinoids, are safe. The studies, one conducted across three European countries ...and more »