“Neonic” insecticides found in half of U.S. streams tested

Neonicotinoid insecticides were found in a little more than half of the streams sampled from 2011-14 in a study of the prevalence of pesticides and other contaminants in waterways, said the U.S. Geological Survey. Neonicotinoids are suspected of playing a role in the decline in honeybee populations. The lead author of the study, USGS research chemist… » Read More

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