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Dicamba Drift Could Put 60 Million Acres of Monarch Habitat at Risk
Environment  (tags: chemicals, herbicides, insects, butterflies, ecological threats, poisons, petitions )

- 467 days ago -
There's now another reason to worry about this herbicide. It's particularly harmful to milkweed, the only host plant for the iconic and already at-risk monarch buttery.
10 Things That Will Disappear Forever If The Bees Die
Environment  (tags: bees, insects, pollinators, extinction, agriculture, food, fuel, crops, farming, farms )

- 697 days ago -
"Save the bees!" From Costco campaigns to your local tree hugger, this phrase has been tossed around a lot lately in the news and in the media. But if you thought it wasn't important, think again.
Extend the Ban on Neonicotinoid Pesticides to Save All Bees and Other Pollinating Insects
Environment  (tags: butterflies, bees, pollunators, defra, insects, pesticides, conservation )

- 1623 days ago -
Two years is not nearly enough for this ban as this pesticide is active for up to 18 years in the soil. Farmers sowed their rape crops dressed with neonicotinoids last autumn and so these will grow this year, affecting the pollinating insects as normal
Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators
Environment  (tags: farming, insects, ecosystems, environment, conservation, green, GoodNews, wildlife )

- 1956 days ago -
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects.
5 Bugs That Make the World a Better Place
Environment  (tags: environment, bugs, insects, global warming, climate change, Bees )

- 2528 days ago -
Turns out these 'pests' can do right by our health and environment.
Poisoning Paradise - Ecocide New Zealand
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, environment, forests, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, wildlife, science, poison, birds, deer, rivers, stock, pets, insects, 1080 poison, ecocide, New Zealand )

- 2902 days ago -
Every year, New Zealand drops huge quantities of poison-laced food into its forest ecosystems; enough poison to kill its human population 4 times over, every year. No country has ever done anything remotely similar, on such a scale...
UN Alarmed at Huge Decline in Bee Numbers
Environment  (tags: UN, bee, insects, decline, pollution, environment, pollinators )

- 3018 days ago -
The UN on Thursday expressed alarm at a huge decline in bee colonies under a multiple onslaught of pests and pollution, urging an international effort to save the pollinators that are vital for food crops.
Insect That Fights Japanese Knotweed to Be Released
Environment  (tags: Insects, Japanese knotweed, Environment )

- 3385 days ago -
A tiny Japanese insect that could help the fight against an aggressive superweed has been given the go-ahead for a trial release in England.
Where Did Insects Come From? New Study Establishes Relationships Among All Arthropods
Environment  (tags: Insects, Anthropods, Environment )

- 3399 days ago -
Since the dawn of the biological sciences, humankind has struggled to comprehend the relationships among the major groups of "jointed-legged" animals -- the arthropods.
Climate Change Refugees: Plants, Animals and Insects Will Need to Keep Moving
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, plants, insects, animals, moving, adaption, surviival, environment, conservation, habitat )

- 3456 days ago -
Of course, plants and animals have been adapting to changes in their environment for thousands of years, through both evolution and migration. However the newly released models show that many species in as many as one-third of the habitats studied will
Butterflies Could Be Saved From Global Warming With Moves to Cooler Climes
Environment  (tags: insects, butterflies, climate-change, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3766 days ago -
Studies have shown a massive decline in butterflies in the UK as the climate warms. Some species have been able to fly north but many are unable to make the journey because of distance or human development and are in danger of dying out.
Amazing Dog Helps Find and Save Endangered Species! [Photos, Video]
Environment  (tags: animal, animals, dog, dogs, conservation, science, environment, green, nature, pets, butterfly, butterflies, oregon, endangered species, plants, wildlife, nature conservancy, tnc, the nature conservancy, good news, habitat, protection, insects, cute )

- 3946 days ago -
Rogue, a 4-year-old Belgian sheepdog, helps The Nature Conservancy find rare plants in Oregon that provide shelter for an endangered butterfly. Check out the great video and photos! Why isn't *my* dog this smart?!
Gardens 'Vital' for UK Bumblebees
Environment  (tags: United Kingdom, insects, bellweather species, bees, climate change, environmental damage, animal populations, gardening for insects, pollenators )

- 4345 days ago -
Volunteers were asked to look for bumblebee nests as gardens are key habitats for the UK's nesting bumblebees, a survey suggests. Scientists have found that the bees' nests are more likely to be located in gardens than in habitats such as woodlands or gra
Asian Insects Target Local Ash Trees
Environment  (tags: insects, ash trees, distructive )

- 4370 days ago -
CRANBERRY, Pa. -- The emerald ash borer is less than an inch long, but its destructive effects could be felt for years to come.

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