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Latest Pesticide toxicity to bees Stories

2013-04-16 23:03:26

Nature Conservancy scientist's work suggests that this Earth Day, keeping the picnic basket full may depend on wild bees. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 16,

Bumblebees Threatened By Metal Toxins In Flowers
2013-04-03 08:07:00

Across the US beekeepers and researchers have been reporting that a powerful new class of pesticides may be killing off bumblebees. A new study pinpoints another potential cause: toxic metal pollution in flowers.

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.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.