Use of common pesticide, Imidacloprid, linked to Bee Colony Collapse

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Imidacloprid is in a lot of commonly used products.

The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH)…

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Colony Collapse Disorder – The Global Bee Plague

Colony Collapse Disorder - The Global Bee Plague

The cause of Colony Collapse Disorder still remains a mystery

A recent survey found that about 35% of all the colonies in the U.S. died last winter. Of those that died, 71% died of natural causes, 29% from symptoms that are suspected of being colony collapse disorder. Doing the math that comes to at least 10% of all the bees in the U.S. last year died of Colony Collapse Disorder.

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