Archive: 01/06/2012

France to ban Swiss pesticide as bee threat

The French government is to ban a pesticide made by Swiss giant Syngenta used in rapeseed cultivation that has been found to shorten bees' lifespan, Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll said Friday.

dateJun 01, 2012 in Ecology
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Poland goes cyber-smart for Euro 2012 fans

Cyber-minded fans heading to Euro 2012 in Poland are set to find life easier at the championship after organisers launched smartphone applications to help them navigate their way around.

dateJun 01, 2012 in Internet
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Human hands leave prominent ecological footprints

Early human activity has left a greater footprint on today's ecosystem than previously thought, say researchers working at the University of Pittsburgh and in the multidisciplinary Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network, ...

dateJun 01, 2012 in Ecology
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