Flowering strips or patches are implemented in several agro-environmental schemes across Europe and focus on compensating low availability of foraging plants for bees. A recent paper now finds that current measures do not increase the… continue reading
Nature published a supplement to show the fascinating and varied world of bees. Beyond the pollinator crisis, there is much to learn about managed and wild pollinators. Only 0.05% of all bee species are honeybees… continue reading
Three neonicotinoids - clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam - have been restricted in their use since December 2013 in Europe. End of this year, this ban should be reconsidered. EFSA was asked by the European Commission… continue reading
The EPA proposes to prohibit the use of highly toxic pesticides in blooming crops if bees are under contract for pollination services. The restrictions would apply for most insecticides and some herbicides and do not… continue reading
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