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Tracking the march of leek moth in Ontario

Leek moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) is an invasive pest of European and Asian origin. The first North American detection occurred near the National Capitol Region (Ottawa) in 1993.  974 more words

Pest Management

MP02 - Process and Result

For the last project of class, we were asked to “take position on a contemporary issue related to visual culture and design a visual essay that argues their position.” To me, this meant finding a problem in the representation of something in the world and sharing it with as few words as possible to let the images speak for themselves. 777 more words

Threshold mechanisms in acetylcholine pathway insecticides and environmental safety

UPDATE 12/14/17:  I realized I could, with a few assumptions, calculate the relative metabolic load imposed by residual levels of the two classes of insecticide we are discussing. 3,654 more words

Beekeeping

Study: Correct neonic use reveals no honeybee colony risk

If correctly used, a University of Guelph research team found no colony-level risk to honeybees from neonic pesticides after going through a number of published and unpublished manuscripts. 262 more words

Science

Swiss bee expert: focus on vorra mites, not pesticides

A bee specialist out of Switzerland named Jean-Daniel Charrière was interviewed by Swissinfo in which Dr. Charrière states that while neonic pesticides should be concerned about neonic pesticides, but the biggest threat to bee populations and the focus of policies to help them… 191 more words

Pesticides

A Grassroots Organization Launch of 'Back from the Brink'

Wednesday November 15, 2017 saw the official launch of one of the most ambitious conservation programmes in England – Back from the Brink.

Project partners, volunteers and other distinguished guests met at Windsor Great Park to celebrate the launch of the programme, which aims to bring 20 species back from the brink of extinction. 109 more words