First Longitudinal Study in England Implicates Neonics As Significant Contributor to Bee Declines

PictureBumble bee on Baptisia flower. Photo: Sarah Coury

The Washington Post reports that a new study finds in areas where neonicotinoid pesticides are used heavily for agriculture which is foraged on by bees, there is strong correlational evidence that they are contributing to local wild bee extinctions in tandem with habitat loss and diseases.

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