Study finds new threat to honeybees

Pesticides applied to honeybee hives to kill Varroa mites and other parasites may actually be hurting the bees by damaging bacteria in their guts, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. Varroa mites, along with the class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, are considered the leading culprits in the decline of… » Read More

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