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Neonicotinoids are neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in conventional agriculture since the early 1990s. They are now known to contribute to...

Just as organic is good for the birds, so is it for the bees! This is true for honeybees, but also for wild bee communities and the flowers that they rely on. Researchers looked into how farming...

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment investigated the effects of organic vs. conventional farming in large- and...

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Neonicotinoids are the most widely used class of insecticides in the world. They are systemic pesticides, which means that rather than simply...

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Research published in Global Change Biology found that organic farming benefits biodiversity. Looking at data from around the world, the research...

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Numerous studies have documented the role of habitat loss due to agricultural intensification in driving wild bee population declines. However...

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A new study published in the scientific journal Nature suggests that bees may be addicted to neonicotinoid pollen. Researchers offered honey bees...

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A new study published by PLOS One shows that the neonicotinoid pesticide, imidacloprid, can have subtle negative effects on bee health. The study,...

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Several studies have shown that organic farming is beneficial for bees, but a recent study published in Animal Conservation takes a new...

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A new study published in the Bulletin of Insectology by Harvard researchers found further evidence of the link between neonicotinoid use and...

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