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Neonicotinoids: The New DDT?

October 13th, 2014

Neonicotinoids been linked to the decline of honeybees and now a growing body of scientists say the world’s most widely used insecticides are also toxic to a wide range of animals including terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates, marine life and birds. This Earth Focus report investigates the science and controversy behind neonciotinoids, insecticides used on some 200 million acres of US cropland as well as in common home and garden products.

What’s the Buzz About?: A conversation about bees

June 16th, 2014

PRI’s Susan Kegley participated in a panel discussion held by the Berkeley Food Institute and Pesticide Action Network about the role of honeybees in our food system. A video recording of the discussion is available here, and also appears below.

What’s Poisoning the Bees

June 3rd, 2014

The East Bay Express printed an excellent article about pollinator decline in the Week of June 3rd, 2014 featuring PRI’s Dr. Susan Kegley.

Hidden Bee Killers?

May 30th, 2014

Link TV published a video interview with Dr. Susan Kegley on neonicotinoid pesticides and their role in pollinator decline.

Gardeners Beware

August 14, 2013

Fox News KTVU had a segment on neonicotinoids in nursery plants that featured PRI’s Dr. Timothy Brown.