Bee Deviled: Scientists no longer bumbling

Most scientists now agree that the main causes of colony collapse disorder are nutritional stress, pathogens (mites, viruses and fungus), and pesticides. Two recent studies published in Science strengthen the case that a relatively new class of systemic insecticides entitled ‘neonicotinoid pesticides’ are indeed key drivers behind recent pollinator decline.

Read the whole article by Annie Spiegelman at the Huffington Post.

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