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Addiction Science Can Help Us Understand the Bee Crisis

Nora Volkow | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science
Nora Volkow

Recent research now suggests that bees may be preferentially drawn to pesticide-laced foods as a result of reward mechanisms. It is a fascinating lesson in how knowledge gleaned from addiction science can inform our understanding of a global ecological crisis.

'Cigarettes For Bees' May Be Responsible For The Insect's Decline

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green

Bees may be getting buzzed on a harmful insecticide contributing to their massive decline, researchers reported Wednesday. Two studies released by ...

Lowe's To Stop Selling Pesticide That May Harm Bees

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc will stop selling a type of pesticide suspected of causing a decline in honeybee populations...

U.S. Retailers Move To Help Honeybees Escape Pesticides

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

By Carey Gillam June 25 (Reuters) - Home Depot and other U.S. companies are working to eliminate or limit use of a type of pesticide ...

Obama Establishes Task Force To Save Bees

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green

Honeybees are dying off, and now a team of environmental regulators has been tasked with determining why. On Friday, President Barack Obama announ...

Study Questions Pesticide Link To Honeybee Colony Collapse

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green

* British study says earlier research flawed * Previous research led to French ban on pesticide * Pesticide maker Syngen...