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  • Is there a bee-apocalypse on the horizon?

    In recent months, I've been concerned about the level of credence being given to some reports covering honey bees and colony decline, especially those that claim that a bee-apocalypse is coming and that bees will most definitely be extinct within a few years. Considering researchers, academics and beekeepers have been dealing with the problem of serious honey bee colony losses for the past 10 years, we might say that a bee-apocalypse has already arrived, if we wish to term it as such.
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...

    Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees

    Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees
    Many plants being marketed in nurseries and garden centers as beneficial to bees have been treated with an insecticide some scientists believe to be harmful to bee colonies, according to a study made public Wednesday by an environmental group. The study...

    Make sure pesticides don't harm helpful pollinators

    Make sure pesticides don't harm helpful pollinators
    How can I save pollinators like honeybees and still use pesticides when I need them? Some pesticides, such as horticultural oil or soap, are effective and have low impact on beneficial insects. Call the Home and Garden Information Center for tips on...

    In India, 22 children dead after eating tainted school lunch

    At least 22 children are dead after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with an insecticide at a school in a small village in Bihar, India. More than 30 children remain hospitalized, most in serious condition. On Tuesday, the children, ages 5 to...