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Scientists Predict Potential Spread of Invasive Asian Giant “Murder” Hornet Through United States and Globally

Researchers at Washington State University have predicted how and where the Asian giant hornet, an invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, popularly dubbed the “murder hornet,” could spread and find ideal habitat, both in the United States and globally. Sharing their discoveries in a newly published article in […]

France Becomes The First Country to Ban All Five Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths

France has now set the benchmark in the global effort to save the bees and prevent “ecological Armageddon.” The country banned all 5 of the neonicotinoid pesticides that researchers are blaming for collapsing bee populations. The move follows the European Union’s ban of  the three worst offenders — clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam — in crop […]