When the pesticide was applied at just 30 percent of the recommended dose, it still reduced the bees' reproduction by 90 percent.
Neonicotinoids are harming more than bees.
"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."
What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?
Why isn't the EPA considering restricting these products instead of expanding their use?
Neonicotinoids have already been banned by the European Union, it is time they were banned here.