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  1. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    Please help! I have been finding several dead bumblebees on my pincushion (Scabiosa) every day for the past couple weeks. In fact...it seems that I can stand quietly and watch them land on a flower....and they seem to stay there and become paralyzed and still. They remain on the flower in...
  2. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Good article; http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=5fd2b1aa990e63193af2a573d&id=d4b108ce16&e=d8f43e9c20 “Neonicotinoids are important for control of many significant agricultural and veterinary pests,” team captain Mohammad-Amir Aghaee said at the onset. “Part of the solution is to develop...
  3. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    http://www.apvma.gov.au/news_media/docs/neonicotinoids_overview_report_february_2014.pdf On the basis of information available to it, the APVMA is currently of the view that the introduction of the neonicotinoids has led to an overall reduction in the risks to the agricultural environment from...
  4. Commercial Beekeeping
    From Catch the buzz today. You will note that none of these are neonics! Miticides, Ag Chems and Inert Ingredients A Deadly Mix In A Beehive. Alan Harman Disturbing new research finds four pesticides commonly used to kill mites, insects and fungi – fluvalinate, coumaphos, chlorothalonil and...
  5. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/29/bee-harming-pesticides-banned-europe A bee collects pollen from a sunflower in Utrecht, the Netherlands. EU states have voted in favour of a proposal to restrict the use of pesticides linked to serious harm in bees. Europe will enforce the...
  6. Bee Forum
    Dan Rather's team produced this 30 minute documentary from California's Almond groves, describing the current bee-disaster - with one bee farmer describing losses of 60% - many more losing 30-50-% of their hives. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ5riRX1_3w&feature=youtu.be One bee-farmer says...
  7. Bee Forum
    Kim Flottum has a very important paper on his 'Catch the Buzz' Ezine which is a 'must read' for anyone who is concerned about the link between neonics and CCD. http://home.ezezine.com/1636/1636-2011.10.20.08.48.archive.html Original report of the SETAC workshop can be read here...
  8. Bee Forum
    Marisa and Renato with their Campaign HQ. 'Basta Veleni' means 'Enough Poison!" This is the case of the Italian couple Marisa Valente and Renato Bologna, who have declared a 'Hunger Strike' since July 4th in the City of Turin. They have been living in their camper van outside the Italian...
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