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.

Nearly 1 in 10 European Bee Species Face Extinction

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A stunning 84 percent of the main crops grown for human consumption in Europe require insect pollination to enhance product quality and yields.

Researchers confirm that neonicotinoid insecticides impair bee's brains and harm colonies

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Research confirmed that levels of insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause poor performance by bee colonies.

Bees, birds may suffer from pesticides

Posted in Featured, Science on 5th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Research is posing serious questions about whether neonicotinoids, the most common insecticides in the world, are affecting birds and bees more than previously thought.