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The pesticides don’t kill the bees, they impair their ability to learn and in turn makes them poor pollinators.

 

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Turn Bumblebees Into Poor Pollinators

Neonicotinoid pesticides have been blamed for declines in bee populations worldwide. The chemicals don’t kill bees, instead neonicotinoids impair the insects’ abilities to learn, navigate, forage for nectar, and reproduce, according to studies published over the past several years.

Source: cen.acs.org/articles/93/i46/Neonicotinoid-Pesticides-Turn-Bumblebees-Poor.html

 

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