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Those Insecticides We’re Told Aren’t Killing Bees Are Also Hurting Birds ##Time4TheTalk: The Birds and The Bees

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Plants used for bee habitat might kill bees Dan Gunderson August 14, 2013 - University of Minnesota researchers are studying the effect of insecticide on bees. (Photo courtesy Scott Leddy) Back yard gardeners who plant bee-friendly plants and flowers, may actually be killing bees. A new report released today by Friends of the Earth, showed that plants purchased at large retailers can contain insecticides toxic to bees and other insects.

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from WIRED

Neonicotinoids: How your bee-friendly garden may actually be killing bees, unless you know what to ask...

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from Inhabitat

More Scientific Studies Indicate That Cell Phones are Harming Bees #bees #cell_phones #environment

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from Global News

‘Neonic’ pesticides killing bees, harming environment: scientists - National | Globalnews.ca--The study also showed the chemicals pose a significant risk to earthworms and birds and are harming the planet’s ecosystem.

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"Are Your Delicious, Healthy Almonds Killing Bees?" (article) (via Mother Jones) (29 April 2014) Talks about the recent huge die-off of bees who pollinate California's almond crops. Pesticides are strongly suspected.

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