bees

EU Likely to Ban Common Insecticides to Save Bees

Posted in Business, Featured, Popular Stories on 9th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Bees all over Europe may soon be just a little safer, after new evidence reinforces the case against harmful neonicotinoids, the worlds most used pesticides.

Robotic bees could take the sting out of Colony Collapse Disorder

Posted in Science on 10th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Native honeybees, one of the most prolific pollinators in the animal kingdom, are dying off at an unprecedented rate from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Large-scale study 'shows neonic pesticides harm bees'

Posted in Featured, Science on 30th Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

The most extensive study to date on neonicotinoid pesticides concludes that they harm both honeybees and wild bees.

Popular insecticide greatly reduces Bee ability to lay eggs

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new study has found neonicotinoids, the worlds most commonly used insecticide, cause queen honeybees to lay as much as two-thirds fewer eggs.

Action needed to 'future-proof' pollinators

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

International scientists are calling for action to "future-proof" the prosperity of pollinating insects, birds and mammals.