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US beekeepers lost over 40% of colonies last year, highest winter losses ever recorded

Beekeepers across the United States lost 40.7% of their honey bee colonies from April 2018 to April 2019, according to preliminary results of the latest annual nationwide survey conducted by the University of Maryland-led nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership. The survey results indicate winter losses of…

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French Beekeepers Go After Bayer After Glyphosate Found in Honey

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze “I’m not going to be like everyone else, I’m going to file suit against Monsanto” A beekeeping cooperative in northern France has filed a legal complaint against Bayer, the German chemical giant that recently merged with Monsanto after finding traces of glyphosate in their…

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Beekeepers Fuming, This Govt Will No Longer Look at Pesticides for Mass Bee Deaths

By Heather Callaghan, Editor How do you make a problem disappear? Simple. Pretend it doesn’t exist. Simply remove the culprit from the equation. That’s what the French government is doing even though pesticides have created problem after problem for French farmers, wine makers and beekeepers. French beekeepers…

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EPA Releases Study on Pesticides Killing Bees, Gets Sued Immediately by Beekeepers

By Claire Bernish A new study by the Environmental Protection Agency has found evidence through a study that backs what activists and environmentalists have asserted for years: one of the most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides can, indeed, cause declines in honeybee populations. But the agency’s…

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