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Low Doses of Pesticides Found to Harm Wild Bees
Environment  (tags: honey bees, pesticides, research, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 47 days ago - takepart.com
Researchers discover that bumblebees feed on less nutritious flowers after being exposed to small amounts of a neonicotinoid insecticide.
World's No. 1 Pesticide Brings Honeybees to Their Knees, Say Scientists
Environment  (tags: honey bees, colony collapse disorder, die-offs, pesticides, EPA< protection, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, pollution )

Cal
- 720 days ago - csmonitor.com
A new study from Harvard implicates two neonicotinoid pesticides, imidacloprid and clothianidin, in the ongoing plague of honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder. Imidacloprid is the most widely used pesticide in the world, and both are approved by the EPA.
50,000 Bumblebees Dead After Neonicotinoid Pesticide Use in Oregon
Environment  (tags: honey bees, bumblebees, colony collapse disorder, pesticides )

Stefanie
- 1041 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Beyond the fact that a pesticide was applied to plants while they were attracting large numbers of bees, in this case the pesticide was applied for purely cosmetic reasons. There was no threat to human health..."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Governor Chris Christie : Suspend the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in New Jersey
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, honey bees, protecting honeybees, protection, environment, pesitcides, NJ, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1294 days ago - change.org
Neonicotinoids, which belong to a systemic class of neuro active chemicals related to nicotine, have been proven to be highly toxic to honeybees.
ACTION ALERT: Leaked Memo Shows EPA Doubts About Bee-Killing Pesticide! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: honey bees, reports, pesticides, killing enviornment, epa, ecoystems damaged, legalisation )

Simone
- 1770 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Over the concerns of its own scientists, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to approve a controversial pesticide introduced to U.S. markets shortly before the honeybee collapse, according to documents leaked to a Colorado beekeeper.
ACTION ALERT: Tell the EPA: Stop Letting Pesticides Kill Honey Bees ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: honey bees, destruction, beekeepers, pesicides, chemicals, conservation, nature )

Simone
- 1967 days ago - food.change.org
Honey bees are in dire straits. Since 2006, some beekeepers have reported losing 30 to 90 percent of their hives to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a phenomenon where bees leave their hives and never return. While experts think many factors are
Helping Honeybees: Pesticides Make It Tough for Pollinators
Environment  (tags: honey bees, habitat destruction, pesiticide, poisoned, surivval, environment, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 2224 days ago - opposingviews.com
Bee life ain't easy. And lately, its been getting a lot harder. Recent press reports show that an array of stressors are taking a significant toll on America's bees. Pesticides are at the top of the list, but you and I can probably identify with some.
Honey Bee Collapse Could Cost Country £200 Million, Say MPs
Environment  (tags: honey bees, government, environment, habitatdestruction, nature )

Simone
- 2481 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) estimated agriculture could lose crops worth £200 million if bees continue to decline. In a damning report the powerful committee said the Government had not done enough to address the problem. Only half of
"THE GREAT SUNFLOWER PROJECT" ~ Join the Hunt for Bees!
Environment  (tags: honey bees, sunflowers, conservation )

Vivian
- 2672 days ago - greatsunflower.org
By watching and recording the bees at sunflowers in your garden, you can help us understand the challenges that bees are facing. We'll be sending out FREE seeds again in early Spring 2009. Just in time to plant!
'SILENCE OF THE BEES'! They Could Be Extinct By 2035.
Environment  (tags: honey bees, bees, bee keepers, honey, CCD )

Vivian
- 3107 days ago - pbs.org
Since honeybees are responsible for 1 out of 3 bites of food we eat, scientists are scrambling to find the cause and cure of CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder). If the honeybees and their colonies disappear, so will most of our fruits and vegetables!
   

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