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Pesticide harms bees at ‘safe’ levels – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on March 30th, 2012.

Two new studies published in Science this week show that honey and bumble bees are negatively affected by a widely-used class of pesticides – even at supposedly safe doses. The pair of research articles examines the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides, insect neurotoxins which were introduced in the early 1990s and have now become one of the […]

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