Colony Collapse Disorder Solved

April 17th, 2012

BeeLong-time Chad’s News readers may recall this post, where we discussed the mysterious death of honeybees, known as colony collapse disorder. Researchers have been working hard at finding the cause and are now reporting that it’s the neonicotinoid family of pesticides. Scientists at Harvard were able to recreate colony collapse disorder using imidacloprid, one of those pesticides.

Thanks to Josh for this topic.

Link: http://news.mongabay.com/…

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