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Bees prefer foods containing neonicotinoid pesticides

This work shows that bees cannot control their exposure to neonicotinoids in food and implies that treating flowering crops with IMD and TMX presents a sizeable hazard to foraging bees.
Nature
added Apr 23, 2015 09:36
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Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees

such insecticidal use can pose a substantial risk to wild bees in agricultural landscapes, and the contribution of pesticides to the global decline of wild bees may have been underestimated. The lack of a significant response in honeybee colonies suggests
Nature
added Apr 23, 2015 09:35
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[UK] Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds

Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee population
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:31
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[Japan] Canine help you? Tourists from around the world flock to Tokyo tobacco shop where they are served by a cigarette-selling dog

A nondescript tobacco shop in a Tokyo neighbourhood has become an unlikely tourist attraction thanks to a four-legged shopkeeper who has become an online sensation. With millions of video views on the internet Shiba the dog uses his nose and paw to open
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:06
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[UK] Pipe-puffing dog is giving up smoking with his owner

Jasper, an 18-month-old King Charles Spaniel, kicks back every evening and pretends to puff away on a pipe with owner Padraic Sirr. But they have now been forced to give up the vice – after Padraic was diagnosed with diabetes.
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:23
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[UK] VIDEO: Heather's heartbreak at being behind dog Clover's lung cancer

A 62-year-old grandmother has said her smoking was to blame for the death of her 'extra special' rescue dog, Clover. Heather Goddard, from Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, was left devastated when X-rays showed her...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:45
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Passive smoking hurts pets as much as people

After Clover’s death — and after being diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease herself — Goddard quit smoking, and now she hopes sharing her story will encourage other pet owners to protect their animals from passive smoke.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:30
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[UK] Smoking Northumberland's grandmother's fumes led to pet lung cancer death

A smoking grandmother who exposed her beloved pet to cigarette fumes has been left heartbroken after the animal died from lung cancer. Heather Goddard was left devastated when X-rays showed that her beloved pet dog, Clover, had dark spots on her lungs.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 01:29
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[UK] Dogs seize illegal tobacco in Preston

Sniffer dogs helped to discover large amounts of illegal tobacco in raids carried out by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service in Preston on Thursday. Over 50 packs of contraband cigarettes, tobacco, and tobacco blunts were seized after ei
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 13:50
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[Kentucky] CLARK: Don't promote tobacco to the detriment of honeybees, the public

Synthetic nicotine-like compounds (nicotinoids) are one of the prime suspects as a cause of honey- bee colony collapse disorder, which continues to cost the beekeeping and pollination industry millions of dollars.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 20, 2015 21:53
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