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Macro-Invertebrate Decline in Surface Water Polluted with Imidacloprid

  • Tessa C. Van Dijk,

    Affiliation: Environmental Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Marja A. Van Staalduinen,

    Affiliation: Environmental Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Jeroen P. Van der Sluijs mail

    j.p.vandersluijs@uu.nl

    Affiliation: Environmental Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Published: May 01, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062374

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 03 May 2013 at 21:02 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Mongabay.com
Title: “Widely used insecticide contaminating water supplies, triggering wildlife die-off in Europe”
http://news.mongabay.com/...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

JeroenVanDerSluijs replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 04 May 2013 at 09:27 GMT

International media and blogs:

The Guardian: Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Utrecht University Press release: Super insecticide imidacloprid has dramatic impact on insect richness in and around water
http://pers.uu.nl/superin...

State Wildlife Research News: Insecticide in Surface Waters
http://wildliferesearchne...

Earth times: Neonicotinoid nightmares
http://www.earthtimes.org...

Laboratory Equipment: Scientists Ring Alarm Over Super Insecticide
http://www.laboratoryequi...

MSN Now: EU bans insecticide linked to dying dragonflies — is US next?
http://now.msn.com/insect...

ecologiae.com: Il bando ai pesticidi non basta, bisogna eliminare anche gli insetticidi
http://www.ecologiae.com/...

Bijensterfte.nl: Super insecticide imidacloprid has dramatic impact on insect richness in and around water
http://www.bijensterfte.n...

farmlandbirds.net: Utrecht University researchers demonstrate a link between imidacloprid levels and abundance of insects and other invertebrates in surface water
http://www.farmlandbirds....

The aphid room: Waste water and insect life… or better… insect death!
http://theaphidroom.wordp...

BC Food Security Gateway: Research and Reports - Macro-Invertebrate Decline in Surface Water Polluted with Imidacloprid
http://www.bcfoodsecurity...

Wildlife Disease News Digest: Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://wdin.blogspot.nl/2...

Agrofoodplanet.com: Study links bomb use to vertebrate die-offs
http://agrofoodplanet.com...

Tai Wiki Wildbee: Europe cracks down on insecticide use
http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot...

Environment News: Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://environmentnews.fy...

Facebook Occupy The Environment: Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://www.facebook.com/p...

Stop Killing Our World: Dragonflies, snails and other water-based species are affected by pesticides leaking into water
http://stopkillingourworl...

Intellectual Center: Study: Top Insecticide Is Devastating Aquatic Insects, Threatening Environmental Stability
http://intellectualcenter...

The Cornucopia Institute: Study Links Insecticide Use to Invertebrate Die-offs
http://www.cornucopia.org...

Environmental, Health and Safety News: World's most widely used insecticide having devastating dragonflies, snails & other water-based species
http://www.ehsnews.com/wo...

Prof. Paul Brain blog: Not the Bee All and End All?
http://professorpbrainsbl...

The Helper: Groundbreaking Dutch study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://www.thehelper.net/...

Eco saver: Insecticide linked to invertebrate die-offs
http://www.eco-saver.co.u...

EHS Manger: World's most widely used insecticide having devastating dragonflies, snails & other water-based species
http://www.ehsmanager.blo...

No Agenda Global radio: Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
http://www.nagradio.com/n...

No competing interests declared.

RE: Media Coverage of This Article

JeroenVanDerSluijs replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 04 May 2013 at 09:28 GMT

National media coverage in The Netherlands
Dutch Television 19:30 News
http://www.rtl.nl/xl/#/u/...

Dutch Radio
http://weblogs.nos.nl/rad...

http://vroegevogels.vara....[tt_news]=364471&cHash=1ccb7f64feb0c499f274b4f143a9cae4

Dutch Newspapers and blogs
The following national daylies reported the study: NRC, Trouw, AD
The following regional daylies reported the study: Brabants Dagblad, De Gelderlander, De Stentor, Eindhovens Dagblad,

Links to Dutch news websites and blogs:

http://www.trouw.nl/tr/nl...

http://www.frieschdagblad...

http://www.vilt.be/Imidac...

http://www.duic.nl/nieuws...

http://www.bijenlint.nl/n...

http://www.c2w.nl/neonico...

http://www.duic.nl/nieuws...

http://www.nieuweoogst.nu...

http://www.deboomkwekerij...

http://www.groeneruimte.n...

http://www.boerenbusiness...

http://www.boerderij.nl/H...

http://www.greenkeeper.nl...

http://www.agriholland.nl...

http://itnijs.nl/2013/05/...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

JeroenVanDerSluijs replied to JeroenVanDerSluijs on 04 May 2013 at 09:37 GMT

The link to the item in Vroege Vogels Radio (Early Brids Radio - a weekly 2 hour Dutch National Sunday morning Radio 1 show on nature and environment) in my pervious post got broken. Here is a short link:
http://goo.gl/sxXs3

No competing interests declared.

RE: Media Coverage of This Article

JeroenVanDerSluijs replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 07 May 2013 at 18:34 GMT

International media:

Neonics insecticides linked to decline in aquatic fauna and crop susceptibility – Will they benefit or threaten agriculture in Asia
http://ricehoppers.net/20...

Top insecticide is devastating aquatic insects, threatening environmental stability
http://www.nationofchange...

World’s most widely used insecticide having dangerous effect
http://tonyseed.wordpress...

Superinsecticide heeft dramatische gevolgen voor insectenrijkdom
http://www.wetenschapsfor...

Insecticide linked to extreme spike in dragonfly and snail die-offs
http://www.seznam.name/rs...

US moves in different direction on pesticides
http://www.rsc.org/chemis...


Netherlands media:

Ook waterbeestjes slachtoffer van bijendodende pesticiden
http://www.natuurbericht....

Imidacloprid dramatisch voor insecten in oppervlaktewater
http://vroegevogels.vara....[tt_news]=364512&cHash=3fab569780637659d0870694137da3d8

Imidacloprid verwoestend voor fauna en flora
http://www.culinair.net/i...

Minder insecten door superinsecticide
http://www.scientias.nl/m...

Ook waterbeestjes slachtoffer van bijendodende pesticiden
http://westerwoldegroen.n...

No competing interests declared.

Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to JeroenVanDerSluijs on 29 Jul 2013 at 16:53 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs | Environment | The Guardian”
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs”
http://m.guardian.co.uk/e...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

Competing interests declared: PLOS ONE Staff

Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 05 Aug 2013 at 22:43 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs | Environment | The Guardian”
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs”
http://m.guardian.co.uk/e...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

Competing interests declared: PLOS ONE Staff