Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

Sigh of relief: UK will not us

Sigh of relief: UK will not use bee-harming pesticide after all

Earlier this year, the British government reversed a ban on a bee-harming pesticide called neonicotinoid in order to kill off virus-transmitted aphids that threatened the UK’s sugar beet fields. Environmentalists were obviously not pleased with the reversal of the ban as the government had broken Read More...

Give bees a chance

Give bees a chance

Reports of catastrophic declines in the bee population have scientists buzzing. Is it mites? GM crops? Mobile phones? Habitat loss? Here's what the plight of the humble bee says about our own relationship to nature. Pat Thomas | Jan/Feb 2008 issue Reports of catastrophic declines in the bee Read More...