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Scientists Discover WhatâEUR(TM)s Killing the Bees and ItâEUR(TM)s Worse Than You Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, environment, humans, research, study, bees, fungisides, insects )

- 290 days ago -
Widely used, fungicides had been thought to be harmless for bees as theyâEUR(TM)re designed to kill fungus, not insects, on crops like apples.
Bees Have More Brains Than We Bargained for Feb. 23, 2017 , 3:45 PM
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, research, bees )

- 312 days ago -
Bumble bees show an unexpected level of cognitive flexibility when it comes to solving problems in exchange for sugar water.
Take Action: Swarm the EPA!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, epa, environment, pesticide, bee killer )

- 603 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 794 days ago -
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 )

- 957 days ago -
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 )

- 962 days ago -
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 )

- 1050 days ago -
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 )

- 1060 days ago -
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 )

- 1090 days ago -
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 )

- 1157 days ago -
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 )

- 1260 days ago -
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 )

- 1316 days ago -
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 )

- 1350 days ago -
"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 )

- 1402 days ago -
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 )

- 1491 days ago -
Wild bumblebees worldwide are in trouble, likely contracting deadly diseases from their commercialized honeybee cousins, a new study shows.

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