neonicotinoids

insects

Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts

According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Bettina Makalintal
2.14.19
tech

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
bees

Minnesota Is Cracking Down on Pesticides in Order to Save Bees

Last week, Governor Mark Dayton ordered the implementation of a range of protections that are intended to protect the lives of bees.
Alex Swerdloff
9.4.16
extinction

Honey Bee Extinction Will Change Life As We Know It

If bees disappear, so will all of life's modern luxuries.
Sarah Emerson
6.7.16
SEEDS

This Former Electronics Smuggler Is Now a Seed-Saver

Chemical pesticides devastated Matthew Dillon's Nebraska farming family: his father died of a disease Dillon believes was a result of toxic exposure, and Dillon himself never grew again after an endocrine disorder he developed at the age of 12. Today...
Lauren Rothman
1.29.15
Food

Pesticide-Fueled Toxic Slugs Are a Nightmare for Farmers

All our crops are belong to them.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.14
earth

The 'New DDT' Is Starving Out Songbirds

The list of vanishing songbirds in North America is astonishing.
Stephen Leahy
7.10.14
earth

How 'the New DDT' Wreaks Havoc on the Bottom of the Food Chain

It's not just bees: A new study shows that neonicotinoids are impacting all kinds of insects and birds.
Stephen Leahy
6.24.14