Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees - New Report

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Here is a link to an article about the latest findings on Colony Collapse Disorder:  http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=tnjebhdab&v=001RSBzIEyymugN872BRIWiZ8e_xHIkZ09lqqBYTMTVDNlFDbPu2o4GIpX7gVCziMQjnhNJJ1TopDf6P4wpdGpZc6ckRrU-oetTYtsfBM9QKspTEmY5k9siS6nR4v2VaitNjG0nVLcilgtEB-76gxUq6XC6PkcvsMTVfCEy81CH_-Bxlo2IcwlHiGH0LCxrNhWulmg04kHK_Au2d6trhPJFwlSMOh847SKCT8XyiP-r4wt6slgX2U966vADXD18xZHunkwxuCvnYIFyq8BdaGf-_CzB3Vy5Tb8D333rpHMp95s3oj3rXwLySJTTdYujtlOvAtjLcML2Tq4iynS7xrVbkg9aEpA8lL78CYDZxmoj0UJ78EhReDj9rw%3D%3D

A quote from the article:

"A possible link between neonicotinoids (a widely used group of insecticides) and honey bee die-offs has led to controversy across the United States and Europe. Beekeepers and environmentalists have expressed growing concern about the impact of neonicotinoids, concern based on the fact that neonicotinoids are absorbed into plant tissue and can be present in pollen and nectar, making them toxic to pollinators.

"This report details potential negative impacts of neonicotinoids insecticides to honey bees, bumble bees, and solitary bees. It also makes recommendations on how we can better protect these important pollinators." 

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