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Class Action for Harming Bees with Neonicotinoids
Posted on 24 Nov 2014 by Dianne Saxe

By Jennifer Kalnins Temple Ontario beekeepers have filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court (Windsor) against two massive chemical companies, Bayer AG and Syngenta AG, for over $400 million dollars in losses allegedly caused by neonicotinoid pesticides... Read More

Colony collapse disorder, has the answer finally been found? Possibly
Posted on 4 Feb 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have discussed the various research done and theories put forth related to colony collapse disorder (see Colony Collapse Disorder for an overview). The range of potential causes includes pesticides, global warming, disease, and habitat destruction... Read More

New Neonic Pesticide Controls in Ontario
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Dianne Saxe

On July 1, 2015, new regulatory requirements for the sale and use of neonicotinoid-treated seeds in Ontario will start to come into effect, to protect bird and bee health.Ontario wants to reduce the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-treated corn... Read More

  • Blog Post: Colony collapse disorder, has the answer finally been found? Possibly

    Prior posts have discussed the various research done and theories put forth related to colony collapse disorder (see Colony Collapse Disorder for an overview). The range of potential causes includes pesticides, global warming, disease, and habitat destruction. The problem has been getting worse since...
  • Blog Post: Class Action for Harming Bees with Neonicotinoids

    By Jennifer Kalnins Temple Ontario beekeepers have filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court (Windsor) against two massive chemical companies, Bayer AG and Syngenta AG, for over $400 million dollars in losses allegedly caused by neonicotinoid pesticides. This is the first Canadian class action...
  • Blog Post: New Neonic Pesticide Controls in Ontario

    On July 1, 2015, new regulatory requirements for the sale and use of neonicotinoid-treated seeds in Ontario will start to come into effect, to protect bird and bee health.Ontario wants to reduce the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed by 80 per cent by 2017 and to...