Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Back for a limited time - Get 15% off sitewide on Slashdot Deals with coupon code "BLACKFRIDAY" (some exclusions apply)". ×

Submission + - Bee research details harm from insecticides (

tedgyz writes: "The Washington Post reports that new research points to pesticides as one of the causes of the disappearing bees. Ironically, these pesticides are considered more environmentally friendly than their predecessors. The neonicotinoids do not kill the bees outright, but disorient them so they cannot find their back to the hive. The study also shows an 85% decline in production of queens."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Bee research details harm from insecticides

Comments Filter:

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.