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  2. Genetic Literacy Project

    Viewpoint: As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for 'bird-pocalypse ...
    Genetic Literacy Project
    We've seen this script most recently, with hyped fears about the demise of the honeybee. Anti-pesticide activists abetted by some mostly inexperienced bee keeper newbies, claimed that honeybee populations in Europe and North America were collapsing as ...


  3. Phys.Org

    Zika Pesticide Spray Putting Honeybee Population at Risk
    R & D Magazine
    New research suggests that up to 13 percent of U.S. beekeepers are at risk of losing their colonies of honeybees because of pesticides being sprayed to combat the Zika virus. A team from the University of Exter and the University of California ...
    Honeybees at risk from Zika pesticidesEurekAlert (press release)

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  4. The Chesapeake Bay Journal

    Bee grateful this Thanksgiving for native pollinators
    The Chesapeake Bay Journal
    Causes include parasitic mites, disease, pesticide poisoning, the encroachment of Africanized honey bees and a phenomenon, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), where they leave the hive in search of nectar and do not return. The causes of decline in wild ...


  5. Science Magazine

    New tracking system could show—at last—how pesticides are harming bee colonies
    Science Magazine
    The group chose bumble bees because they are much easier to work with than the iconic honey bee for two reasons: Their colonies contain hundreds, rather than tens of thousands, of individuals; and they are relatively content to forage in a confined ...
    Neonicotinoid insecticide causes bees to abandon their young at...ABC News
    A New Robot Tracks Sick Bees Wearing Tiny Coded BackpacksWIRED
    Neonicotinoids make bees antisocial and lazyCosmos
    EFSA - Europa EU -Purdue Agricultural Communications -Wiley Online Library
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  6. Fresh Fruit Portal

    Zika pesticides could destroy 13% of US honeybee colonies, study finds
    Fresh Fruit Portal
    Up to 13% of U.S. beekeepers are in danger of losing their colonies due to pesticides sprayed to contain the Zika virus, according to a research done by the University of Exeter and the University of California, Berkeley. The disease, which can cause ...


  7. Genetic Literacy Project

    Viewpoint: As honeybee population increases, activists rally behind 'bird-pocalypse' narrative, blaming neonicotinoids
    Genetic Literacy Project
    You recall what happened over the last few years with bees? Anti-pesticide activists abetted by some mostly inexperienced bee keeper newbies, claimed that honeybee populations in Europe and the US were collapsing as a result of a mysterious condition ...