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2014-02-05 12:22:40

Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb.

Bumblebees Shrinking Pesticide
2014-01-20 14:56:34

According to a study, pesticides could be causing worker bumblebees to shrink and become less efficient.

Exposure To Pesticides Key Factor In Causing Bee Colonies To Fail
2013-10-07 07:17:03

Scientists from Royal Holloway University have found that when bees are exposed to low levels of neonicotinoid pesticides - which do not directly kill bees - their behaviour changes and they stop working properly for their colonies.

European Commission Bans Three Pesticides For Two Years
2013-05-07 19:19:56

Policy makers in Europe just imposed a two-year precautionary ban on a type of pesticide until more is known about how it may affect bees.

2013-04-30 23:31:52

When determining the potential effects pesticides could pose to endangered or threatened species, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) should use a common scientific approach.

2013-04-22 23:00:41

Apply Responsibly Officials Urge Safe & Environmentally Sound Practices in the Home and Garden. SACRAMENTO, Calif.

2013-01-02 05:02:50

This is the fifth in a series of releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of pesticide stewardship. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB)


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.