Author Archives: Tom Theobald

Pollinators and Power: Graham White interviewed by Terry Oxford

Once again, I find it  unnecessary to add much to Terry Oxford’s preface to this interview with Graham White. This is an important interview and Terry was the only one with the foresight to record Graham’s thoughts before we lost … Continue reading

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Neonicotinoids are also killing birds

Horrifyingly but perhaps unsurprisingly, scientists now believe that bees aren’t the only animals that are adversely affected by neonicotinoids. Many bird species, too, appear to be in decline.” The pesticide that caused bee colonies to collapse is killing birds now,” … Continue reading

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The problem with neonicotinoids: important info for new beekeepers

I’m resurrecting another interview I did, The Problem with Neonicotinoids, previously posted on Tom’s Corner in 2018. I did this one with old friend Kim Flottum along with moderator and new friend Jeff Ott.  I’m bringing these interviews to the … Continue reading

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Remembering Henk Tennekes

Another sad message to share. Dutch toxicologist Henk Tennekes died  July 7, 2020. Henk had been in increasingly poor health for some time. His passing is the loss of another leading voice in the war against pesticides in general, and … Continue reading

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Pesticide battles: who will pick up the torch?

The loss of my friend Graham White (scroll down for a remembrance of Graham) brought home to me very clearly that those of us who have been fighting the pesticide battles for decades need to pass the torch to a … Continue reading

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