Tag Archive for 'neonicotinoid pesticides'

Neonicotinoid & mite pesticide used together adversely affects bee brain

March 30th, 2013 by University of Dundee

Two studies have highlighted a negative impact on bees’ ability to learn following exposure to a combination of pesticides commonly used in agriculture. Scientists found that the pesticides, used in the research at levels shown to occur in the wild, could interfere with the learning circuits in the bee’s brain. They also found that bees […]

Dutch bicyclists plant bee-friendly flowers along 1000 kilometre trail

May 15th, 2012 by Eosta B.V.

Nature & More have launched an international “Bees Love Organic” campaign. As part of this campaign, more than a thousand Dutch cyclists are currently transforming a 1000 kilometre long bicycle trail into a “bee trail”, by sowing organic flower seeds. Twenty-three German organic wholesalers and retailers are distributing 280,000 bags of flower seeds with their […]