Posts Tagged: Bees

Multiple Pesticides, Synergistic Impact

A new meta-analysis shows that combinations of pesticides have a significantly higher mortality on bees than when used individually, resulting in an underestimated impact to bees by pesticide makers and regulators. Take home quote:“In 2019 scientists concluded that nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in decline and a third could disappear altogether by… Read more »

Bees Bees Bees, So Many Genera!

A short  missive from the land of the Maya:     We took a little break from the cold and came down to the Yucatan for the holidays.  Of course the first thing I did when we made it to home base in Merida was to hunt down a beekeeper.  According to the one shop… Read more »