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  2. Popular Science

    Pesticides are making bees dumber
    Popular Science
    Pesticides are an essential part of large-scale industrial agriculture, and some amount of honeybee exposure is inevitable. The question, then—which hasn't been answered by regulation to date, Johnson says—is how much harm to bees is acceptable.

  3. Smithsonian

    'Safe' Levels of Pesticide Still Hamper Bees' Memory and Ability to Learn
    Pesticides are commonly found in bees' honey and pollen stores—a 2017 global analysis recorded the presence of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides once praised for their supposed low toxicity, in 75 percent of all honey samples. These figures ...

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  4. Smithsonian

    Is the Key to Saving Pollinators … Honey Bee Semen?
    Or not so far in the future. Honey bees already face plenty of threats: pests and diseases, pesticides and fungicides, nutrition and the way colonies are managed, both in terms of beekeeping and breeding and genetics. Topping the list is a parasitic ...

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  5. Understanding non-lethal effects of pesticides on honey bees
    Scientists are developing a new way of studying bees in the laboratory to determine whether pesticides are having a negative effect on their health and behaviour. Understanding the effects of pesticides on honey bee health is imperative in making ...

  6. Washington Post

    3 ways to create a honeybee haven at home
    Washington Post
    Carin Celebuski is a beekeeper and horticulturist who moved from a small yard in Silver Spring two years ago to an 80-acre farm north of Baltimore. You might think that shifting beehives from the cramped city to the expansive country, with all its ...

  7. separationsNOW.com

    The buzz of summer: Extracting pesticides from honeybees
    Using ground honeybee corpses spiked with 12 different insecticides, including the neonicotinoids thiamethoxam and acetamiprid, Fuentes and his team tested various combinations of absorbents and eluting solvents. The MSPD method they finally came up ...