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Claiming pollinator declines are linked to pesticides, Walmart announces new policy encouraging produce suppliers to stop using chlorpyrifos and neonicotinoids on crops

Pollinators include butterflies and moths, birds, bats, beetles and many more, and without them some of our favorite foods wouldn’t ...
‘Realistic’ exposure to insecticide sulfoxaflor poses no notable risk to honeybees, study shows

‘Realistic’ exposure to insecticide sulfoxaflor poses no notable risk to honeybees, study shows

Recent evidence suggests that one of the most prominent replacements of the banned neonicotinoids – the insecticide sulfoxaflor - harms ...
Viewpoint: ‘Misguided enthusiasm’ to save honeybees threatens wild pollinators

Viewpoint: ‘Misguided enthusiasm’ to save honeybees threatens wild pollinators

The rise in hobby beekeeping, now a trendy activity for hundreds of thousands of Americans, followed strong awareness campaigns to “save the bees.” ...
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Are we facing an ‘Insect Apocalypse’ caused by ‘intensive, industrial’ farming and agricultural chemicals? The media say yes; Science says ‘no’

The media call it the “Insect Apocalypse”. In the past three years, the phrase has become an accepted truth of ...
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Mapped British honey bee genome could help safeguard hives against infectious disease

Efforts to protect the UK's native honey bees could be helped by research that maps their entire genetic make-up. Experts ...
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Scientists hunting Asian hornet—invasive ‘honey bee killer’ spotted in U.K.

An Asian hornet sighting has been confirmed in Cornwall, sparking a hunt for the honey bee killer's nesting sites. The ...
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Protecting pollinators: New logging practices triple wild bee populations in one year

New research suggests the removal of timber harvest residue during harvesting may be a boon for wild bees, an important ...
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