Pesticides fingered in UK honeybee wipeout

A new study appears to have confirmed suspicions that the neonicotinoid group of pesticides is in part responsible for the dramatic decline in UK honeybee numbers, the Telegraph reports.

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2 Responses to Pesticides fingered in UK honeybee wipeout

  1. Damian Grounds says:

    This is excellent news. Have you seen the new research report from Buglife, Soil Association & Bumblebee Conservation Trust, called:

    ‘The impact of neonicotinoid insecticides on
    bumblebees, Honey bees and other non-target

    Here is the link to the document.

  2. eivindm says:

    Thanks for the PDF, Damian! I sure will read that.