News, Headlines and Links

April 2013

😦    Pesticide Trials, Letter by Prof. Tony Trewavas, please read comments!
(scotsman.com)
http://www.scotsman.com/news/letters/pesticide-trials-1-2882178

Beekeepers in 5 Bulgarian cities stage protests against neonicotinoids
(novinite.com)
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=149426

Dr. Sanchez-Bayo discusses immune suppression by neonicotinoid insecticides at the root of global wildlife declines
(The Organic View)
http://www.theorganicview.com/environment/dr-sanchez-bayo-discusses-new-neonicotinoid-research/

Risk assessment of neonicotinoid insecticides by Dutch autorities harshly critizised by independent scientists
(Bird decline, Insect Decline and Neonicotinoids)
http://www.farmlandbirds.net/en/content/risk-assessment-neonicotinoid-insecticides-dutch-authorities-harshly-critisized-independent-

Pesticide blamed for declining bee population
(CBS Evening News)
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57578760/pesticide-blamed-for-declining-bee-population/

Private letters reveal Syngenta and Bayer’s furious lobbying against EU measures to save bees
(Corporate Europe Observatory)
http://corporateeurope.org/publications/pesticides-against-pollinators

Wings of Life
(seligfilmnews, youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=s9XUngAX9ok#

March 2013

EU vote on neonicotinoids in limbo as EPA sued over Bee-toxic pesticides
(The Organic View; with Alyn Smith, Graham White and Tom Theobald)
http://www.theorganicview.com/environment/eu-vote-on-neonicotinoids-in-limbo-as-epa-sued-over-bee-toxic-pesticides/

The case against Imidacloprid
(Oregon sustainable Beekeepers)
http://oregonsustainablebeekeepers.org/2013/03/03/the-case-against-imidacloprid/

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