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Mixture of pesticides hastens last flight of the bumblebee - Environment - Scotsman.com

Mixture of pesticides hastens last flight of the bumblebee - Environment - Scotsman.com | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
EXPOSING bumblebees to a combination of two widely-used pesticides hits individual bees and threatens the survival of their colony, scientists have found.
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Are Pesticides Hurting Natural Pollination?

Are Pesticides Hurting Natural Pollination? | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Pesticides used in farming are also killing worker bumblebees and damaging their ability to gather food, meaning colonies that are vital for plant pollination are more likely to fail when they are...
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Pestizide dezimieren Bienen und Hummeln

Pestizide dezimieren Bienen und Hummeln | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
Die schädlichen Effekte von zwei gängigen Pflanzengiften summieren sich in Hummeln und lassen sie sterben. Ohne Bienen und Hummeln müssten Menschen auf fast alles Obst und Gemüse verzichten.
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ARKive blog In the News: Pesticides putting bumblebee colonies at risk -

ARKive blog In the News: Pesticides putting bumblebee colonies at risk - | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
ARKive - The ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered species - www.arkive.org...
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U.K. study links bumblebee decline to pesticide exposure | Fresh Fruit Portal

U.K. study links bumblebee decline to pesticide exposure | Fresh Fruit Portal | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
A study has shown exposure to two pesticides can reduce the lifespan or foraging behavior of bumblebees.
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BBC News - Today - Bumblebees are threatened by pesticides

BBC News - Today - Bumblebees are threatened by pesticides | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
Two widely-used pesticides have a harmful effect on bumblebees and threaten the survival of their colony, scientists have found.
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Actualité > Déclin des abeilles : les effets des pesticides peuvent s’additionner !

Actualité > Déclin des abeilles : les effets des pesticides peuvent s’additionner ! | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
Les abeilles et les bourdons ne se limitent pas à la visite d’un seul champ lorsqu’ils butinent, au risque d’être exposés à plusieurs pesticides différents. Cet aspect du problème aurait été trop peu étudié.
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Abeilles et insecticides : les larmes mortelles du maïs - Pollinis

Abeilles et insecticides : les larmes mortelles du maïs - Pollinis | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
Mettons en place ensemble un vaste réseau de conservatoires d’abeilles et de pollonisateurs à travers toute la France, pour assurer la pérennité de (...)...
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Multiple insecticides are bad news for bumblebees | Chemistry World

Multiple insecticides are bad news for bumblebees | Chemistry World | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
New study suggests that exposure to multiple insecticides causes bumblebees additional problems...
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Better bee health begins and ends with science, not soundbites - The Hill's Congress Blog

Better bee health begins and ends with science, not soundbites - The Hill's Congress Blog | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, scientists, regulators, beekeepers and others gathered in Alexandria, Va. for the National Stakeholders Conference on Honey Bee Health.
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Do Bayer's Pesticides Make Worker Bees Lazy?

Do Bayer's Pesticides Make Worker Bees Lazy? | Bees - looking for the facts | Scoop.it
The latest study linking neonicotinoids to bee problems comes from the prestigious UK journal Nature.
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