Latest Pesticide toxicity to bees Stories
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 are seeing red after learning that M&M’s waste could be making their honeybees produce honey in shades of blues and greens.
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.
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.
New research from the University of California, San Diego shows that a common pesticide can alter the appetite of honey bees and turn them into "picky eaters."
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