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Saudi spray jets destroy bees instead of locusts

Saudi planes spraying insecticides to destroy large swarms of locusts invading many parts of the Gulf Kingdom accidentally exterminated millions of bees in nearly 850 hives in just one area, prompting farmers to demand damages. Farmers inspecting their hives after … Continue reading

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Oregon restricts insecticides after bumblebee deaths

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has restricted the use of two insecticides to help protect pollinators, including honeybees. The action comes after thousands of bumblebees were killed this summer with a misapplication of insecticides on European linden trees, according to … Continue reading

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