Abuzz about Bees

June 2013
Earth Island Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p7
The article reports on a difference of opinion among European regulators and U.S. officials regarding the decreasing population of honeybees. European regulators have temporarily banned a class of pesticides called neonicotinoids that some scientists say is a principal cause of the reducing bee population. On the contrary, U.S. officials said the pesticide is only one of the reasons for the declining population of bees.


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