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[Update: Apparently this was only in one county. The state usually notifies beekeepers when spraying will happen.]

‘’Like it’s been nuked’: Millions of bees dead after state sprays for Zika mosquitoes

Bees across South Carolina are dying by the truckload as the state attempts to control mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus. The cause of the honeybee die-off is likely from the spraying of pesticides targeting the Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti species of mosquito, which carry the Zika virus. Southern states like Florida and South Carolina […]


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