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Killing bees in Oregon

Oregon may not be the best place to be a bee. Last year, 50 000 bumblebees (Bombus sp.) died there in a parking lot. Trees had been sprayed with pesticide. It turned out that the spray was dinotefuran, one of … Continue reading

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Danish scurvy grass thrives along gritted roads

Originally posted on The Plantwise Blog:
Danish Scurvy Grass (Cochlearia danica) is now an increasingly common site along Britain’s roads as a result of salt gritting in cold weather. It is visible in this photo as tiny white flowers. ©…

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