Pesticide-Ridden Pollen Kills Honeybee Larvae Within Hives

January 28, 2014

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A group of scientists is urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to change its pesticide regulations after a new study revealed that four pesticides commonly used on crops to kill insects and fungi also kill honeybee larvae within their hives.

Honeybees are vital to to flowering crops and recently their numbers have been declining worldwide as disease and the mysterious colony collapse disorder take their toll. Full Article