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EPA Says Insecticide May Pose Risk to Bees

its first assessment of the effect on bee colonies from use of neonicotinoids, which disrupt insects’ nervous systems and are widely used in the U.S. to kill pests like aphids and whiteflies on a range of crops. The review found that one variety of the ch
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 7, 2016 01:56

This Controversial Pesticide Is Harming Honeybees

The risk assessment comes as honeybee colonies continue to experience large declines. A survey of 6,100 beekeepers published last May found that 42.1 percent of U.S. managed honeybees were lost between April 2014 and April 2015. Beekeepers in some states
Think Progress (blog)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:55

[Minnesota, South Dakota] MARCOTTY: Bees win small victory at EPA

the ongoing war over pesticides and pollinators continued to escalate: Environmental groups and beekeepers, including two in Minnesota and South Dakota, sued the agency, alleging that it failed to properly regulate neonicotinoids used as seed coatings on
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 7, 2016 01:47

EPA Data Confirms Honey Bee Exposure to Hazardous Pesticides, According to Beyond Pesticides

While EPA finds the insecticide imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid or neonic pesticide, at various levels in crops, the assessment confirms bees' widespread and sustained exposure to the highly toxic and persistent chemical through poisoned pollen and nectar.
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2016 01:46

EPA Releases the First of Four Preliminary Risk Assessments for Insecticides Potentially Harmful to Bees

announced a preliminary pollinator risk assessment for the neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, which shows a threat to some pollinators. EPA’s assessment, prepared in collaboration with California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation, indicates that
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:43
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Pets and second-hand smoking

Ireland AM’s resident vet Pete Wederburn was in... So why are our animal friends more at risk from passive smoking than humans? Well, because our pets tend to spend all of their time in the house (if they are house animals) they have more time to be expos
TV3 (ie)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:26

[UK] Passive smoking can harm pets says study pointing to cancer risk and weight gain

Victoria Smith MRCVS, who is investigating the links between passive smoking and lymphoma, a cancer of the blood cells in cats, said: “Our work so far has shown that cats take in significant amounts of smoke and even having outdoor access makes very litt
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:55

[UK-Scotland] Smokers warned to quit for the health of their pets

A study compared 40 cats living in smoke-free homes across Scotland to 39 cats living in smoking households. The research has established that cats living with smokers held on to high levels of nicotine in their fur,
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:52

[UK] Quit smoking to save your pet from cancer ($$)

A study by the University of Glasgow has shown a direct link between pets living in a smoky home and health problems ranging from cell damage to weight gain. Cats are particularly at risk because of their habit of grooming themselves, thereby ingesting m
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:39

[UK] Secondhand smoke is bad for pets too, and makes dogs fat, study shows

Cats who live with smokers have it even worse than dogs, perhaps because they groom themselves so much, University of Glasgow research finds
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:37
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