Bee population continues to decline

Preliminary data indicate beehive losses of 30 to 50 percent for this past winter (the normal range is about 10 percent) — unfortunate news that follows years of decline. Although no consensus has been reached regarding the cause, David Mendes, president of the American Beekeeping Federation, places most of the blame on the increased use of varied pesticides. Read more here.

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