Event alert: 3rd World Symposium of Organic Beekeeping "ApiOrganica"
Castel San Pietro Terme (Bologna), Italy,
4-7 March 2014.The Symposium, organized by the most representative Italian Beekeeping organizations, Unaapi and Conapi, in the framework of Apimondia events, will provi...
EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees
Louisiana State, Penn State and University of Vermont at the forefront of groundbreaking technologyToday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced agricultural grants for Integrated Pest Manageme...
The sudden collapse of pollinator communities
Ecology Letters (2014) doi: 10.1111/ele.12236Lever JJ et al.Declines in pollinator populations may harm biodiversity and agricultural productivity. Little attention has, however, been paid to the systemic res...
Job alert: Postdoctoral position at Rutgers University
The Winfree lab at Rutgers University ( http://winfreelab.rutgers.edu ) seeks an outstanding postdoctoral scientist to conduct research on global change, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, using pollinators and pollinati...
Job alert: PHD vacancy at University of Canterbury, NZ
The University of Canterbury, NZ invite applications for three-year, funded PhD position to work within a larger project on the enhancement of pollination services. The student will be based at the University of Canterbury, N...
Article Alert: Rapid ecological replacement of a native bumble bee by invasive species
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2013) 11(10): 529-534 http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/120321
Carolina L Morales, Marina P Arbetman, Sydney A Cameron, and Marcelo A Aizen
Despite rising global concerns over...
The latest newsletter from the NSERC-CANPOLIN is published. Please take a moment to catch up on all the recent news and events at CANPOLIN.
In this Issue:
Message from the Scientific Director
SNEI Round Up: Bee Di...
European Agency Warns of Risk to Humans in Pesticides Tied to Bee Deaths
By DANNY HAKIM (The New York Times)
European food regulators said on Tuesday that a class of pesticides linked to the deaths of large numbers of honey bees might also harm human health, and they recommended that the...
Event alert: Workshop: Monitoring of honey bee colony losses
04.02.2014 - 5.2.2014
Place: Graz, AustriaThe annual survey on winter losses of honey bee colonies is one of the major outcomes of the cost-funded first years of COLOSS. We have established a network of more than 2...
Event alert: C.S.I. Pollen workshop
6-7 February 2014
Graz, AustriaAt the COLOSS conference in Kyiv, Jozef (Sjef) van der Steen and Robert Brodschneider presented the preliminary results of a pilote study that involves beekeepers as citizen scientist...
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