Map of climate related change in bumble bee populations from baseline period (1901-1974) to recent (2001-2014). Credit: Peter Soroye, Tim Newbold, Jeremy Kerr

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Recent science shows that we are losing many important insects at an alarming rate all across the globe. Intensification of agriculture,...

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

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Insects can be really important and beneficial to crop production when they provide services such as pollination and help control other pest...

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New research shows that there is good news when it comes to supporting the health of our environment—growing a diversity of crops can increase...

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A study recently published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that organic agriculture can significantly increase the health of honeybee...

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment found that more resources for pollinators, more wild bees, and more types...

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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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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In 2017 a series of high profile scientific papers were published in the scientific journal, Science, soundly confirming that neonicotinoid...

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