Are common pesticides killing bees? - Raw Story

As 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 ...

Bayer, Syngenta pressured after study says pesticides harmed bee colonies - Seeking Alpha

Bayer (OTCPK:BAYRY) and Syngenta (NYSE:SYT) face renewed pressure over their neonicotinoid farm pesticides after research funded by the companies supports claims that the chemicals are responsible for harming bee colonies. The study was published ...

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

A 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 ...

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

Zayed 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.

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

There'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.

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

The neonicotinoid pesticides are killing bees! - News Recorder

The latest studies said that neonicotinoids level in the environment in farm areas kills honeybees for the longer time sphere instead of destroying the honeybee colonies. By. John Safire. -. June 30, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter.

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 ...

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

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

It 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 ...

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.

Bee Study Applies Fresh Pressure on Bayer and Syngenta - AgWeb

Bayer AG and Syngenta AG face renewed pressure over their neonicotinoid farm pesticides after research funded by the companies supported accusations that the chemicals are responsible for harming bee colonies. The study was published in the ...

Scientists Prove Chemical Insecticides With Neonicotinoids Are Killing The Bees That Provide Our Food? - The Inquisitr

Two massive scientific studies just revealed it is almost certain the most widely used chemical insecticides in the world are extremely bad for bees, ultimately killing them in some instances. The results of the studies generated renewed pressure to ...

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

These 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 ...

Bee lifespan shortened by exposure to neonicotinoids, study says - Yahoo 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 ...

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 ...

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

One 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 ...

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

A 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 ...