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Take Action: Swarm the EPA!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, epa, environment, pesticide, bee killer )

Dogan
- 2 days ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. It's urgent we protect our bees. That's why we're swarming the EPA with more than 50,000 petitions to ban bee-killing pesticides by July 31.
GOOD NEWS!! Another Argentine Invention: Are the "Remedy" a Bad Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, investigation, news, research, bees )

Pablo
- 123 days ago - clarin.com
An advance of apiculture producers in southern Buenos Aires. It is a substance against a pest affecting honey production. Already they received orders worldwide.
Help Discover New Species Using Your Cell Phone
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, discovery, science, biology, entomology. digital photography, taxonomy, new species, bugs, insects, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, bees )

Cathy
- 193 days ago - examiner.com
Learn how to use your cell phone camera to go on photo-safaris, possibly find something new to science, make a contribution to science and our understanding of the environment, and maybe even get a bug named after you!
Pollinators and the Rigged Neonic Seed Market
Science & Tech  (tags: U.S., Bees, Agriculture, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Poli, Pesticides )

Judy
- 357 days ago - commondreams.org
Concentrated market power in the seed industry has allowed a few multi-billion dollar companies like Bayer, Syngenta and Monsanto to significantly limit U.S. farmers' choices around seed coating.
Bees Naturally Vaccinate Their Babies, Scientists Find
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, vaccinate, diseases, animals, discovery, environment, interesting, research, study )

Lone
- 362 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Humans like to brag about their brilliant advent of vaccinations to prevent diseases, but bees just roll their eyes and shrug. After all, they've been doing it naturally for much longer.
A Revolutionary New Way to Protect the Bee Population!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, honey, bee population, animals, business, concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, safety )

Lone
- 450 days ago - ba-bamail.com
this man decided that the current way of obtaining honey is not only difficult and dangerous, it is also not safe for the bees themselves, so he decided to come up with a better way to do it. This is how FLOWâ,,¢ was created.
Are Bees 'Hooked' on Nectar Containing Pesticides?
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, pesticides, neonicitinoids )

Judy
- 460 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides, scientists at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin have discovered. This could increase their chances of exposure to high levels of pesticides.
EPA Concludes Neonicotinoid Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths Don't Protect Soybean Crops - Take Part
Science & Tech  (tags: US, EPA, Bees, neonicotinoid pesticides, Food, Ecosystem, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 490 days ago - takepart.com
A new study from the US Environmental Protection Agency has found that bee-killing toxic pesticides containing neonicotinoids are not effective at killing pests such as aphids on soybean crops. More EPA studies are to conducted on corn and cotton.
Wild Pollinators at Risk From Diseased Commercial Species of Bee -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, wild, commercial, at risk, disease, mites, virus, pollinators )

Kathryn
- 557 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Viruses carried by commercial bees can jump to wild pollinator populations with potentially devastating effects. The researchers are calling for new measures to be introduced that will prevent the introduction of diseased pollinators into nature.
The Birds and the Bees - and the Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, birds, environment, insects, neonicotinoids, pesticides, pollinators, research )

Julie
- 659 days ago - cbc.ca
Excellent radio broadcast which discusses the impact of neonicotinoids on bees, other insects, insects eating birds and its persistance in the environment. Both scientists and pesticide industry representatives are interviewed.
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 716 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
As Honeybees Die Off, First Inventory of Wild Bees Is Under Way
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, discovery, environment, humans, research, science, society, study, world )

Lone
- 750 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"I'm looking deeply into [their] eyes to see what they reveal," said Droege. "I'm looking for species in potential trouble, gathering information on their status before they're designated an endangered species."
Did Scientists Just Solve The Bee Collapse Mystery?
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, hive collapse, discovery, GeneticEngineering, investigation, research, science )

Kit
- 802 days ago - motherjones.com
What makes the new Harvard study remarkable is that it actually simulated colony collapse disorder.
Wild Bees Catch Deadly Diseases From Honeybees
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, honeybees, research, science, study, disease, flowers )

Michael
- 891 days ago - cbc.ca
Wild bumblebees worldwide are in trouble, likely contracting deadly diseases from their commercialized honeybee cousins, a new study shows.
City Bees Line Nests With Plastic Bags
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, design, environment, habitat, interesting, study, world )

Kathy
- 896 days ago - conservationmagazine.org
Bits of your plastic shopping bags could end up in an unexpected place: a bee's nest. Researchers have found two bee species in Canada using plastic to help build the brood cells in their nests.
 

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