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A group of treated and control tagged honeybees at release time. Photo © Science/AAAS

Two new studies link systemic insecticides to declining bee health

Two scientific studies of the effect of neonicotinoid insecticides on honey bees and native bumblebees are adding more weight to the belief that these systemic chemicals are greatly responsible for the decline in worldwide bee health. Beekeepers who are already tuned in to the understanding that pesticide residues found in wax foundation affect hive health […]

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