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  2. Genetic Literacy Project

    Viewpoint: As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for 'bird-pocalypse ...
    Genetic Literacy Project
    We've seen this script most recently, with hyped fears about the demise of the honeybee. Anti-pesticide activists abetted by some mostly inexperienced bee keeper newbies, claimed that honeybee populations in Europe and North America were collapsing as ...

  3. Phys.Org

    Zika Pesticide Spray Putting Honeybee Population at Risk
    R & D Magazine
    New research suggests that up to 13 percent of U.S. beekeepers are at risk of losing their colonies of honeybees because of pesticides being sprayed to combat the Zika virus. A team from the University of Exter and the University of California ...
    Honeybees at risk from Zika pesticidesEurekAlert (press release)

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  4. Science Magazine

    Neonicotinoid exposure disrupts bumblebee nest behavior, social networks, and thermoregulation
    Science Magazine
    Mounting evidence indicates that neonicotinoid pesticides can negatively affect both commercial honey bee (5, 6) and wild bee (7) populations. Neonicotinoids are agonists of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and therefore disrupt cholinergic signaling ...

  5. Science Magazine

    New tracking system could show—at last—how pesticides are harming bee colonies
    Science Magazine
    The group chose bumble bees because they are much easier to work with than the iconic honey bee for two reasons: Their colonies contain hundreds, rather than tens of thousands, of individuals; and they are relatively content to forage in a confined ...
    Neonicotinoid insecticide causes bees to abandon their young at night: studyABC News
    A New Robot Tracks Sick Bees Wearing Tiny Coded BackpacksWIRED
    Christian H KrupkePurdue Agricultural Communications
    EFSA - Europa EU -Wiley Online Library
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  6. Fresh Fruit Portal

    Zika pesticides could destroy 13% of US honeybee colonies, study finds
    Fresh Fruit Portal
    Up to 13% of U.S. beekeepers are in danger of losing their colonies due to pesticides sprayed to contain the Zika virus, according to a research done by the University of Exeter and the University of California, Berkeley. The disease, which can cause ...

  7. Daily Mail

    Buzzkill! Pesticides impair social behaviour of bees by harming their ability to forage making them lazy and less ...
    Daily Mail
    Pesticides can impair the behaviour of bumble bees and affect their ability to eat and rear their young, a new study has shown. The research - which allowed humans to take a closer look at the bee in its environment - revealed how the pesticide ...

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