29 Mar '12, 6pm

Smoking gun for bee collapse? popular pesticides via @mongabay

Smoking gun for bee collapse? popular pesticides via @mongabay

The value of the little guy, an interview with Tyler Prize-winning entomologist May Berenbaum (04/06/2011) May Berenbaum knows a thing or two about insects: in recognition of her lifelong work on the interactions between insects and plants, she has had a character on The X-Files named after her, received the Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award for her work in making science accessible to the public, and this year has been awarded the prestigious Tyler Environmental Prize. "Winning the Tyler Prize is an incredible honor—most of my scientific heroes have been Tyler Prize winners and I’m exceedingly grateful to be considered worthy of being included among their ranks," Berenbaum told mongabay.com in an interview. "The Prize is also tremendously enabling—because the money is unrestricted I can use it to carry out projects that have been difficult to fund." U.S...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0329-hance_beecollapse_pest...

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Smoking gun for bee collapse? popular pesticides (03/29/2012) Commonly used pesticides may be a primary driver of the coll...