Farmers planting diverse crops to increase their yield.
This study reports concentrations of pesticides found in pollen brought back to hives by foraging bees, and sampled using pollen traps or direct from the comb. This is one of the most extensive studies of pesticides in bee-collected pollen...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has carried out reviews of the neonicotinoid pesticides thiamethoxam, imidacloprid and clothianidin in order to assess the possible risks posed by these systemic insecticides to bees.
GE 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE, also called genetically modified,
GM) rice variety developed by the biotech industry to produce pro-vitamin A
(beta-carotene). Proponents portray GE 'Golden' rice as a technical, quick-fix
Honeybees and wild pollinators play a crucial role in agriculture and food production. However, the current chemical-intensive agriculture model is threatening both, and thereby putting food supply at risk
Options for reducing livestock production and consumption to fit within ecological limits, with a focus in Europe.
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