The massive, worldwide die-off of honeybees has been one of the biggest environmental
by Jeffrey Carter
A local beekeeper says he is concerned about the effect of pesticides on the long-term sustainability of the hon
DES MOINES — The buzz in the bee community isn’t good following the harsh winter conditions experienced throughout much of the Midwest.
TORONTO - An Ontario beekeepers' group is concerned by a new report that says nearly six in 10 of the province's bees didn't survive the winter, a
By Eric Atkins
A hard winter for Canadian bees
More than half of Ontario's bees did not survive the winter, according to a new report that has the province's beekeeper
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It's not just the bees that are harmed by controversial crop pesticides called neonicotinoids – the birds are also disappearing in places where the
In the eyes of bee lovers, a member of our ecosystem, who helps to put food on our table, might be getting a helping hand from us, for a change.
By Luke Hendry
Beekeepers are applauding the new Ontario government’s plan to restrict the use of pesticides linked to bee deaths.
Recent studies have shown that neonicotinoid insecticides have adverse
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Popular pesticides linked to declines in bee populations appear to harm bumblebees by impairing their ability to learn how to gather food, new rese
CLARIFING THE OBA POSITION ON NEONICOTINOIDS
by Nicole Mortillaro
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By Damian Carrington
When longtime Conservative MP Rona Ambrose was named Canada’s health minister last July, it’s unlikely she was expecting one of her most controvers
Parallel Declines in Pollinators and Insect-Pollinated Plants in Britain and the Netherlands
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