Archive for September, 2010

New breed of bees: An answer to the varroa problem?

  This. is. awesome.

09.06.2010 Posted in Beelog by Karessa

Insecticide implicated in bee decline

  Honeybees, bumblebees and many other insects are being slowly poisoned to death by persistent insecticides used to protect agricultural crops. Small doses of the toxic chemicals accumulate over time, meaning that there is no safe level of exposure. That’s the conclusion from recent research looking at the long-term effects of a commonly used class of insecticides.

09.06.2010 Posted in Beelog by Karessa