Showing posts with label bees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bees. Show all posts

Monday, May 21, 2018

World Bee Day celebrated at birth place in Slovenia

World Bee Day celebrated at birth place in Slovenia
With waves of music and hails bursting out from a huge white meeting tent, a high-profile celebrating ceremony for the first ever World Bee Day was held here in Slovenia on Sunday, signalling a further initiative by Slovenia to raise public awareness about the vital role of bees and other pollinators for humanity.

Friday, April 27, 2018

EU moves to full ban pesticides that harm bees

The European Union has made a key breakthrough to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination.

Friday, April 13, 2018

More frequent droughts mean fewer flowers for bees

As the planet warms and droughts grow longer and more frequent, as predicted by climate scientists, bees are likely to find fewer flowers to get nectar.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

What’s killing the world’s bees? New study claims a surprising culprit

What’s killing the world’s bees
Scientists have found what they believe to be the strongest factor leading to the worryingly steep decline of bumblebees… fungicides.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Saturday, November 26, 2016

After Mass Bee Die Off Canada Considers Ban on Pesticides

Health Canada, a federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve health, released on Wednesday a draft risk-assessment for Imidacloprid for public comment.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Bee decline warning for farmers, consumers: New Zealand study

New Zealand's pillar agriculture industry stands to lose up to 728 million NZ dollars (523.36 million US dollars) a year if the local honeybee population continues to fall, researchers said Wednesday.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Advierten sobre la rápida disminución de polinizadores y su efecto sobre cosechas

La Plataforma Intergubernamental sobre Biodiversidad y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES en inglés) llegó a esta inquietante conclusión en su primer informe, divulgado esta semana en Kuala Lumpur, y en un documento para frenar una espiral perjudicial para la alimentación de las poblaciones.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

US bee crisis 'could destabilise crop production'

The first US national study to map wild bees has found that the insect, which is essential for the production of about one-third of the world's crops, is facing major declines in the country's most important agricultural regions.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Asian wasp causes havoc in N. Portugal

The University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) have alerted the public Monday to destroy the Asian wasp which is causing havoc through northern Portugal and poses a health concern.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Swarms of Killer Honeybees Continue March Across California

The Africanized honey bee is a hybrid created by crossbreeding in Brazil; the subspecies began its journey north when 26 bee swarms escaped from quarantine in 1957.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Study identifies ant pest as new threat to honey bees

One of the world's most invasive ant species could be accelerating the global decline of honey bees -- and carrying a previously unknown virus that could lead to its own demise, according to a New Zealand research out Wednesday.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Las abejas se extinguen a un ritmo alarmante en EE.UU. (Reporte)

El número de abejas extinguidas durante el año pasado en EE.UU. se ha incrementado considerablemente, reza un nuevo informe de Bee Informed Partnership, un grupo financiado por el Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Οι μέλισσες εθίζονται στα φυτοφάρμακα όπως οι άνθρωποι στα τσιγάρα

 Νέα έρευνα Βρετανών και Ιρλανδών επιστημόνων αποκαλύπτει πως οι μέλισσες μπορούν να εθιστούν στα φυτοφάρμακα με τον ίδιο τρόπο που οι άνθρωποι εθίζονται στα τσιγάρα.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Greenpeace: Η Bayer Σκοτώνει τις Μέλισσες

Ακτιβιστές της Greenpeace τοποθέτησαν φυτά-δολοφόνους έξω από τα κεντρικά γραφεία της Bayer στην Αθήνα και κρέμασαν πανό με το μήνυμα «Προσοχή! Η Bayer σκοτώνει τις μέλισσες». Η Greenpeace ζητάει από την Bayer να αποσύρει άμεσα από την αγορά τα φυτοφάρμακα που βλάπτουν τις μέλισσες, καθώς και την προσφυγή ενάντια στη μερική απαγόρευση που έχει επιβάλει η Ε.Ε. σε αυτά....... 

Monday, April 07, 2014

Bee health: what is the EU doing? -Questions & Answers

European Commission, MEMO, Brussels, 7 April 2014:
1. What has the European Commission done for better bee health?
The Commission contributes to bee health on many areas:
On the veterinary side, the Commission: created an EU Reference Laboratory for bee health in 2011; co-financed voluntary surveillance studies to estimate the extent of bee mortalities since 2012; trained hundreds of national veterinary officials in bee health under the Better Training for Safer Food initiative since 2010, and ran research projects to deal with honeybee health.

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