Neonicotinoids have already been banned by the European Union, it is time they were banned here.
The first bees added to the endangered species list include seven types of yellow-faced bees native to Hawaii that play a key role in the survival of some of the states endangered plants.
After nearby farms began spraying insecticides on their GMO crops, 37 million bees died instantly at one farm as a result.
Clearly, devotion knows no limits between a queen bee and her loyal subjects.
Beekeepers recently reported that this last year was the highest annual loss of bee colonies in the past six years.
A new international report on pollinators highlights the threats faced by the wild species that farmers rely on.
“A single seed coated with a neonicotinoid insecticide is enough to kill a songbird.”