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Common Insecticides Killing Off Honeybees, Study Finds

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May 10, 2014
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Researchers at Harvard University found two common insecticides are causing some honeybees to abandon their hives during the winter and die out. Video provided by Newsy


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The Battle for the Bees: Are Germany's Bees a Dying Breed?

The Battle for the Bees: Are Germany's Bees a Dying Breed?

Deutsche Welle (May 16, 2013) — Bees supply us with honey and pollinate flowers. But more and more of them are dying off. Diseases, mold, and mildew -- but also insecticides -- are being blamed for their demise. Now the politicians want to ban a few pesticides entirely, to the anger of the chemicals industry and some farmers.
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Ontario Suggests Insecticide Is to Blame for the Mass Death of Honeybees Last Year

Ontario Suggests Insecticide Is to Blame for the Mass Death of Honeybees Last Year

CBC (Apr. 30, 2013) — In an effort to reduce health risks to honeybees, Ontario's agriculture ministry is asking grain farmers to take extra care when planting crops this spring.
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Diseases Plaguing Honeybees Can Spread To Wild Bees

Diseases Plaguing Honeybees Can Spread To Wild Bees

Newsy (Feb. 20, 2014) — Two diseases that plague honeybees can spread to wild bumblebees, posing threats to the world's decreasing bee population. Video provided by Newsy
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House Cats

House Cats

National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly species with a taste for the wild life spark an ecological disaster? Wild Chronicles follows conservationists working to control the feral cat population by calling on Crittercam® to find out how a game of cat and mouse really plays out.
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