Hit the Panic Button: Bee Alarmists Caught in Pesticide-Blaming Time Loop

By Paul Driessen | July 1, 2019 | CNS News Will activists finally admit their sins and break out of their pesticide-blaming time loop? Did you think Groundhog Day only comes in February? For anti-insecticide zealots and others in the environmentalist movement who’ve been preoccupied for years with bees and “colony collapse disorder,” it actually… Read More Hit the Panic Button: Bee Alarmists Caught in Pesticide-Blaming Time Loop

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind! — WUWT?

Foreword: Environmental activists always claim they merely want better public policies, to save the Earth and its endangered species. Far too often, their real goal is acquiring more money and power – by misdiagnosing and misrepresenting, exaggerating and fabricating, ecological crises. It’s the road to the hell of badpublic policy. And it’s not always paved… via… Read More Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind! — WUWT?

Study: Correct neonic use reveals no honeybee colony risk

If correctly used, a University of Guelph research team found no colony-level risk to honeybees from neonic pesticides after going through a number of published and unpublished manuscripts. Upon the request of Bayer and Syngenta, researchers at the University of Gelph, headed by toxicologist Keith Solomon and aide teacher Gladys Stephenson, examined 64 papers from… Read More Study: Correct neonic use reveals no honeybee colony risk

Swiss bee expert: focus on vorra mites, not pesticides

A bee specialist out of Switzerland named Jean-Daniel Charrière was interviewed by Swissinfo in which Dr. Charrière states that while neonic pesticides should be concerned about neonic pesticides, but the biggest threat to bee populations and the focus of policies to help them should be on vorra mites. He is quoted as saying: For the… Read More Swiss bee expert: focus on vorra mites, not pesticides