Each year, queens have to re-establish their colonies. Human activity, however, is making it very hard for them to do so.
Perhaps it’s time to consider a full-scale ban.
The pesticide is heavily linked with the dramatic collapse of bee populations around the world.
Yet another study — the most important so far — finds that neonicotinoids likely wipe out bees.
A new study has shown that neurotoxic pesticides blamed for the huge drop in bee numbers are also equally affecting butterflies, worms, fish and birds. Killing the Bees Analyzing two decades of research on the topic, they found out that two classes of pesticides – neonicotinoids and fipronil – show “clear evidence of harm”. “We are witnessing a threat to the productivity