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Vermont Passes Bill to Reduce Bee-Killing Pesticides

“Vermont beekeepers lost an average of 57 percent of their hives from 2017-2018, according to the Bee Informed Partnership. Vermont’s rate is even higher than the national average of 40 percent loss over the same time period. Vermont joins states…

 

Pesticide Exposure Changes Bees’ Genes

“We examined the effects of two pesticides on one species of bumblebee. But hundreds of pesticides are authorised, and their effects are likely to substantially differ across the 200,000 pollinating insect species which also include other bees, wasps, flies, moths,…

 

Neonics Pesticide Replacement Found to be Equally Dangerous to Bees

Neonics Pesticide Replacement Found to be Equally Dangerous to Bees Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/neonics-pesticide-replacement-found-equally-dangerous-bees-5714/#ixzz5ZDRLodzx Follow us: @naturalsociety on Twitter | NaturalSociety on Facebook By Julie Fidler A chemical touted as a safer replacement for bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) has similar harmful effects,…