Nation Jan 06

At night, bees typically switch off and rest in their hives. But during the 1932 eclipse, beekeepers up and down New England noticed signs of “apprehensiveness” in honeybees just before darkness fell. Photo by PhotoAlto/Odilon Dimier via Getty Images
EPA says pesticide harms bees in some cases

WASHINGTON — A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton and citrus but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency found.

Seeds are big business in Hawaii, where large biotech companies develop genetically modified crops. Megan Thompson reports on a battle being waged on the island of Kauai by residents who say growing practices like pesticide use are hazardous to public…

Seeds are big business in Hawaii, where large biotech companies develop genetically modified crops. Megan Thompson reports on a battle being waged on the island of Kauai by residents who say growing practices like pesticide use are hazardous to public…

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