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The birds and the bees (and the chemicals) Add to ...
Are neonics the new DDT? Fortunately, nature is resilient – but don’t get me started about Monarch butterflies
bees  pesticides  agriculture  insects 
july 2014 by amerberg
Bees, pesticides, and CCD: what’s the evidence?
When you apply epidemiology methods to CCD, you might be surprised at the answers you get.
insects  bees  pesticides  ccd  science  harvard  agriculture 
may 2014 by amerberg
The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee: Nostril, Lip, Penis
It started when a honeybee flew up Michael Smith’s shorts and stung him in the testicles. Smith is a graduate student at Cornell University, who studies the behaviour and evolution of honeybees. In...
science  bees  insects 
april 2014 by amerberg
Calamity for Our Most Beneficent Insect
Bee colonies have been dying in increasing numbers, and the latest suspect is a pesticide used to protect common agricultural seeds.
bees  insects  seeds  pesticides  science  environment 
april 2013 by amerberg
Insecticide 'unacceptable' danger to bees, report finds | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Which EFSA report is referenced here ? Didn't find "unacceptable" risk in this one cc @r343l
pesticides  bees  science  agriculture  food  activism  environment  insects 
january 2013 by amerberg

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