Monthly Archives: October 2017

Warning of ‘Ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

The Guardian reports that a recent study shows the abundance of flying insects has plunged by three-quarters over the past 25 years. Insects are an integral part of life on Earth as both pollinators and prey for other wildlife and … Continue reading

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Research shows world-wide contamination of honey by neonicotinoid insecticides.

New research carried out by Dr. Alexandre Aebi from the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland published in the journal Science shows that three quarters of the honey samples found in a world-wide study showed traces of at least one neonicotinoid. … Continue reading

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