The number of honey bee colonies lost last year is down from the previous year and shows an improvement over the ten-year average.
What does it mean for a pesticide to be “bee safe”? Most people can picture a honeybee colony killed by highly toxic pesticides — piles of dead bees killed all at once. We know that the pesticides causing this type of acute death are not safe, and their labels generally[…]Read More »
A California federal court has backed some of environmentalists’ claims that the EPA violated the law in approving products linked to bee deaths. A U.S. district judge granted summary judgment to environmental advocates on two out of six claims in motions brought by beekeepers and pesticide reform groups against the[…]Read More »