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Pesticide traces in New Zealand honey surprises researcher.

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:00
A researcher says he was surprised to find how four samples of New Zealand honey contained traces of a class of pesticides known for their role in the decline of bees.

Scientists found a gnarly pesticide in 75 percent of global honey samples.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
And this pesticide is a known killer of bees.

It’s time to nix neonics.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources — and the species and ecosystems they rely on—the time for neonics is over.

A wayward weedkiller divides farm communities, harms wildlife.

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:00
Farmers have used dicamba for many years. But this year, they used more of it, and they used it in a new way.

Honey tests reveal global contamination by bee-harming pesticides.

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:00
Neonicotinoid insecticides are found in 75 percent of global honey samples and half contain a cocktail of chemicals.

What happens if the honeybees disappear?

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00
Wild bees and Russian bees might be able to help.

More flowers don’t mean healthier bees.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Climate change is leading to longer flowering seasons, but bees aren’t reaping the benefits.