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Latest Pesticide toxicity to bees Stories

EU Bee Protection Ban On Pesticides Fails To Pass
2013-03-17 08:08:02

European Union nations have failed to agree on proposals that would have banned three pesticides reportedly linked to the decline of the global bee population.

Pesticides More Perilous To Bees Than Previously Thought
2012-10-22 08:43:20

There’s more bad news for bees. Biologists from the University of London say that exposure to pesticides are having a broader, previously unforeseen effect on bumblebee populations.

French Beekeepers Buzzing Over Blue Honey
2012-10-05 07:40:23

French beekeepers are seeing red after learning that M&M’s waste could be making their honeybees produce honey in shades of blues and greens.

Dying Bees Fight Back With Resistance Genes
2012-09-28 14:02:39

As the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continues to plague North American honey bees, apiologists have been scrambling to find both the cause and the cure for the disappearance of millions of insects.

Bees Are Still Stressed, Need Our Help
2012-09-07 04:13:26

Agricultural yields have always depended on pollinators and their symbiotic ability to spread the powdery substance necessary for plant reproduction, a fact that has become more important as the unexplained drop in the worldwide bee population continues.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.