Bees Beware

An article in today’s New York Times discusses last year’s enormous loss of so many beehives to colon collapse disorder, or CCD .  Although CCD has been recognized since 2005 something new has been identified as causing bee colony deaths: neonicotinoids. Although identified in Europe as a cause of CCD, neonicotinoids are approved for use in the USA. Here is the link to the article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/29/science/earth/soaring-bee-deaths-in-2012-sound-alarm-on-malady.html?smid=pl-share

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