Gallery: Stinging New Study Uncovers More Evidence of Pesticide Harm to...


Poor bees. Not only do they have problems with Colony Collapse Disorder and pollutants affecting the quality and color of their honey, they also have to worry about coming into contact with a barrage of pesticides on their flights for food. A new paper published in the scientific journal Nature has shown that foraging bumblebees exposed to the chemicals are twice as likely to die than those not exposed, and are only half as efficient in collecting food.

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