Bee Colony Collapse
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Updated: 32 min 49 sec ago
A researcher says he was surprised to find how four samples of New Zealand honey contained traces of a class of pesticides known for their role in the decline of bees.
And this pesticide is a known killer of bees.
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources — and the species and ecosystems they rely on—the time for neonics is over.
Farmers have used dicamba for many years. But this year, they used more of it, and they used it in a new way.
Neonicotinoid insecticides are found in 75 percent of global honey samples and half contain a cocktail of chemicals.
Wild bees and Russian bees might be able to help.