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  1. Beekeepers Confront the E.P.A. Over Pesticides  The New York Times

    Leaders in the beekeeping industry have sued the environmental agency over its approval of the use of a pesticide that has harmed colonies.

  2. Bees are dying by the millions in Brazil and pesticides are to blame  Quartz

    Insecticides kill insects. It should be no surprise, then, that in Brazil, which has seen a 27% increase in pesticide sales since last year, roughly 500 million honey...

  3. Beekeepers Petition Court To Block EPA Approval Of Bee-Killing Insecticide  HuffPost

    Beekeepers struggling with massive colony collapse petitioned a court Friday to block a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency allowing wider use of...

  4. Not Just the Bees, First-of-Its-Kind Study Shows Neonics May Be Killing Birds Too  Common Dreams

    In addition to devastating effects on bee populations and the pollination needed to feed humans and other species, widely-used pesticides chemically related to...

  5. Half a billion bees dead as Brazil approves hundreds more pesticides  Mongabay.com

    Exposure to pesticides containing neonicotinoids and fipronil caused the deaths of more than 500 million bees in four Brazilian states between December 2018...

  6. Pesticides don't pose acute health risk to honeybees foraging on farmland, two-year study finds  Genetic Literacy Project

    Honey bees forage across a large area, continually scouting the local landscape for ephemeral food resources. Beekeepers often rely on flowering plants in.

  7. Bees dead Brazil: More than half a billion, 500 million, honey bees dropped dead in Brazil within 3 months — and environmentalists are worried  CBS News

    Lab research pointed to pesticides with neonicotinoids and fipronil — products banned in Europe — as the main cause of death.