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1 hr ago | Edhat
Has anyone told you that your flowering plants are killing off the honeybees and butterflies that visit your garden? Have you heard of the studies being done on the effects of neonicotinoids? If you don't have a clue, well, then it's high time you learned about the dastardly effects these chemicals are having on the very insects you so innocently ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Dead mayflies are piling up around the new lanterns installed on the Columbia-Wrightsville bridge, pictured here Wednesday, because they're attracted to the lights during their short lifespans.
5 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Neal Bredehoeft of Alma, Mo., in Lafayette County, walks through a field of soybeans checking it for signs of threatening insects or disease.
8 hrs ago | Ag Professional
A letter by a group of scientists on declines in insectivorous birds prepared for Nature magazine and posted online resulted in a response by Bayer CropScience because the company contends there is no demonstrated "causal link between the use of neonicotinoids and the development of bird populations in Europe."
12 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
They may be a small insect, but some leafhoppers can carry a big punch, devastating crops and causing millions of dollars in damage.
Bacterial infections usually announce themselves with pain and fever but often can be defeated with antibiotics -- and then there are those that are sneaky and hard to beat.
Brett Wilcox and son David, 15, are running across the country along with Jenna, their mixed breed dog rescued from a shelter in Texas, to talk about the dangers of GMO foods.
The state health department said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the virus.
A garden centre is seen at a Home Depot in Toronto, Wednesday July 2, 2014 A garden centre is seen at a Home Depot in Toronto, Wednesday July 2, 2014 plans to begin labelling plants that contain the pesticide that is blamed for the deaths of bees and other pollinators of crops and flowers.
Dead bumblebees littered the sidewalk in front of Wakefield's Saint Joseph School.
New Hampshire residents with swimming pools are being asked to check their filters for an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to the state's forests and trees.
The cool, wet weather this spring and summer is responsible for a rapid growth of some pest insect populations and the decrease of others, explained Mary Roduner, SDSU Extension consumer horticulture field specialist.
Tiny, ancient hedgehogs and pre-historic tapirs once roamed the Bulkley Valley in northern British Columbia, many millenia ago when the area was a temperate oasis from the surrounding tropics, says a new study.
Attracting birds and bees to your garden makes it a summer wonderland. Vibe's resident horticulturalist, George Long from Sydenham, has some tips.
Mr. Green Genes, the first glow-in-the-dark cat was implanted with a fluorescence as part of medical research in New Orleans The transgenic mouse was the first animal to be granted a patent by the US Patent Office.
Forest tent caterpillars are hairy insects with large blue-coloured stripes on the abdomen and a line of white keyhole-shaped marks down their backs.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 04:51 pm
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