On January 6th, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded that crops attractive to honeybees (in particular the European Apis mellifera) cannot contain chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of pesticides. This conclusion was reached after an extensive EFSA study that officially linked these pesticides to the recent decline in honeybees [...]Read more ›
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A new study by Britain’s Food and Environment Agency is triggering backlash over a French ban on a particular pesticide. Reuters reports that British scientists have shot down an April study, led by French scientist Mikaël Henry, about declining honeybee populations. The team of British scientists say the results of [...]Read more ›
Although the U.S. White House is usually busy dealing with a faltering economy and terrorism-related threats in the Middle East, it’s been buzzing with a different kind of activity this season. The honeybees on the South Lawn has reportedly delivered 175 pounds of honey this year. Yes, the U.S. presidential [...]Read more ›
Honeybees have been declining in population by alarming levels recently and so an analysis of dead bee in hives in Indiana have been researched and recorded over the last 2 years. The results have shown that a lot of the dead bees showed the presence of neonicotinoid insecticides which is [...]Read more ›