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Commonly used pesticides have turned honey bees' habitats into a toxic world, research shows

The rise of a common agricultural chemical has turned bees' environment into a minefield of deadly poison, says a new crop of research.  According to multiple new studies, a class of pesticides called neonicotinoids may be less benign that previously thought.  In a study published this week in the journal PLOS One by pesticide, toxicity, and biology researchers in the U.S., the scientists highlight the dramatic rise of the chemical pesticide since 2004 and its potential to adversely affect pollinators like bees.  Read more.....

 

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