Bees

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A European starling takes a look at things from its perch in the Netherlands. (Photo: Bas Kers (NL)/cc/flickr)
A class of insecticides linked to the decline of bees may be even more ecologically damaging than previously thought, possibly causing declines in birds as well. The new findings by researchers from the Netherlands were published Wednesday in the journal Nature . The researchers looked at one neonicotinoid or "neonic" called imidacloprid, and...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In a victory for environmental campaigners fighting to prevent the use of bee-...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Bees in a hive at the Honey Exchange in Portland, Maine. (Photo: Lauren McCauley)
More than half of the plants being sold at major garden retailers under the...

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