Workshop for Pollination Biologists in Training (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC)
NSERC-CANPOLIN is planning a capstone workshop for graduate students and other HQP working in the field of pollination biology to be held July 30st-Aug 1, 2013. The 3-day workshop will consist of two parts: (i) sharing of ski...
Wild pollinators increase crop fruit set regardless of honey bees
A large-scales study shows that wild insects effectively pollinate crops and play vital role in agricultural production
Changes made by humans to the natural landscapes can often compromise ecosystems, which paradoxically ...
New tool to map pollinator exposure to pesticides
Science for Environment Policy (2013) Issue 318As bee populations decline, exposure of pollinators to pesticides is of increasing concern. Italian research has now demonstrated that an index of exposure which ac...
Article alert: Detecting Insect Pollinator Declines on Regional and Global Scales
Conservation Biology, 27: 113–120. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01962.xLebuhn, G., Droege, S., Connor, E. F., Gemmill-Herren, B., Potts, S. G., Minckley, R. L., Griswold, T., Jean, R., Kula, E., Roubik, D. W., ...
Article alert: Exposure to multiple cholinergic pesticides impairs olfactory learning and memory in honeybees
Journal of Experimental Biology (2013) doi: 10.1242/jeb.083931Williamson SM, Wright GAPesticides are important agricultural tools often used in combination to avoid resistance in target pest species, b...
JOB ALERT: The University of Guelph is offering the position for the Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation
The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks applications from academics in the field of pollinator conservation for a newly created endowed chair.
The ideal candidate will h...
JOB ALERT: POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER, MODELING CROP POLLINATION SERVICES, GUND INSTITUTE, THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
The Gund Institute for Ecological Economics seeks a postdoctoral researcher to develop rigorous and practical models that predict crop pollination services across agricultural landscapes. The position is part of a new collabo...
Research supported by EU projects STEP, ALARM and MACIS makes it into top ten for 2012 on Science for Environmental Policy (SEP)
A research supported by STEP, alongside other European Commission projects (ALARM and MACIS) has been placed among the Top 10 most popular Policy Briefs for 2012 in the classification of Science for Environmental Policy (SEP...
1st Announcement for 9th COLOSS Conference
The 9th COLOSS conference has been now announced. More information can be found below or in the conference broschure PDF attached here.
9th COLOSS Conference
Topic: International meeting of the COLOSS network, prov...
Article alert: Complex interactions among biocontrol agents, pollinators, and an invasive weed: a structural equation modeling approach
Ecological Applications (2012) 22: 2122–2134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0131.1Swope, Sarah M., and Ingrid M. ParkerHerbivores, seed predators, and pollinators can exert strong impacts on their host plants...
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