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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Comparative chronic toxicity of three neonicotinoids on New Zealand packaged honey bees Background Thiamethoxam, clothianidin, and imidacloprid are the most commonly used neonicotinoid insecticides on the Canadian prairies. There is widespread contamination of nectar and pollen with...
  2. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Neonicotinoid pesticides can reduce honeybee colony genetic diversity Neonicotinoid insecticides can cause a variety of adverse sub-lethal effects in bees. In social species such as the honeybee, Apis mellifera, queens are essential for reproduction and colony functioning. Therefore, any...
  3. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Neonicotinoid Insecticide Residues in Surface Water and Soil Associated with Commercial Maize (Corn) Fields in Southwestern Ontario Neonicotinoid insecticides have come under scrutiny for their potential unintended effects on non-target organisms, particularly pollinators in agro-ecosystems. As...
  4. Bee Forum
    Movement of Soil-Applied Imidacloprid and Thiamethoxam into Nectar and Pollen of Squash (Cucurbita pepo) There has been recent interest in the threat to bees posed by the use of systemic insecticides. One concern is that systemic insecticides may translocate from the soil into pollen and nectar...
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    A Four-Year Field Program Investigating Long-Term Effects of Repeated Exposure of Honey Bee Colonies to Flowering Crops Treated with Thiamethoxam Neonicotinoid residues in nectar and pollen from crop plants have been implicated as one of the potential factors causing the declines of honey bee...
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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jan/31/eu-proposes-ban-insecticides-bee?CMP=twt_gu EU proposes to ban insecticides linked to bee decline Three neonicotinoids, the world's most widely used insecticides would be forbidden across the continent for two years Damian Carrington...
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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/9173586/Pesticides-harming-bee-populations-researchers-suggest.html Pesticides harming bee populations, researchers suggest A common type of crop pesticide could be responsible for wiping out bee colonies by killing their homing instinct and limiting...
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    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY STUDY CONFIRMS NEONICOTINOIDS ON MAIZE KILLING HONEYBEES ON A VAST SCAL The full text of this Purdue University Study can be downloaded (.pdf 120Kb) from the scientific journal 'Plus One' at this link Multiple Routes of Pesticide Exposure for Honey Bees Living Near...
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    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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