Tag: insecticides

September 16, 2019

Birds lose weight, migrate later after consuming insecticide

Birds that have ingested seeds treated with a common insecticide experience weight loss and delay their migrations — effects that could reduce their chances of surviving and reproducing, researchers found....

December 5, 2017

Study links fungicides to bee colony declines

Researchers recently found what they believe may be an unexpected cause of bee decline in the United States — fungicides. Looking at sites across the country where bee populations were...