This video says about itself:
The buzz about pesticides – by Nature Video
Oct 21, 2012
Bees, the most important pollinators of our crops, are in trouble. All over the world, their populations are decreasing and scientists want to know why. In this video, Nigel Raine and Richard Gill introduce us to the bumblebees they study at Royal Holloway near London. Their experiments show that two commonly used pesticides affect foraging behaviour and brood development, making bumblebee colonies more likely to fail.
Read the Nature paper here.
‘Bayer corporation’s bee poison should go off the market’
Joop Bouma – 10/04/13, 15:00
The authority deciding which pesticides are permitted in the Netherlands, the Ctgb in Wageningen, should immediately prohibit the use of the insecticide imidacloprid, pending studies on the harmful effects of the neurotoxin on bees.
Nature and Environment says this…
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