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Article - Common Crop Pesticides Kill Honeybee Larvae in the Hive - Via RiseEarth
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Crop Pesticides, Toxic Chemicals, Bees, Pollinators, Suffering, Death, Sadness )

- 1331 days ago -
Four pesticides and a pesticide additive commonly used on crops to kill insects and fungi also kill honeybee larvae within their hives, according to Penn State and University of Florida researchers. The risk assessment that the EPA uses must reflect this.
The Secret Life of Native Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, discovery, environment, habitat, health, interesting, investigation, honey bees, pollinators, research, study, world )

- 1371 days ago -
As colony collapse disorder takes its toll on honeybees, native bees draw attention as an insurance policy for future food security.
Pesticides Indicted in Bee Deaths
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, pesticides, farming, environment )

- 3048 days ago -
"They're not making decisions about whether the pesticide can be put on the market based on impacts to bees, no matter how much evidence of harm there is," Colangelo says. "The EPA will just approve it anyway and put a warning label on the product."
Solving the Mystery of the Vanishing Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, honeybee disappearance, research )

- 3081 days ago -
"The mysterious ailment known as Colony Collapse Disorder has wiped out large numbers of bees that pollinate a third of our crops. The cause turns out to be surprisingly complex, but solutions are emerging..."
Honeybees In Danger
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pesticides, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, parathion )

- 3083 days ago -
Never in history have honeybees and other pollinators been in such danger. Populations have declined up to 60% in 2009. In 1974 the EPA approved an encapsulated form of nerve gas parathion with time-released pesticide particles the size of pollen grains.

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