Colony Collapse Disorder
Bumblebees exposed to pesticides suffered adverse effects to their foraging behaviour, according to a new study co-authored by Nigel Raine and Richard Gill in the journal Functional Ecology.
Bumblebees (Bombus terrestis) are essential insect pollinators that are vital to healthy… Continue reading
Latest research link to pesticide usage and bee decline.
Just published in the US is this article from the Natural Resources Defence Council Staff blog (http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jsass/defenseless_bees.htm) which highlights the increasing evidence of harm from neonicotinoid pesticides despite… Continue reading