Bee Health

Colony Collapse Disorder

Majorbuzzkill: pesticidesdiminishbeesperm,addingto … Neonicotinoid pesticides, already blamed for short-circuiting honeybee brains, also diminish their sperm, possibly contributing to the pollinators’ worrying global decline, researchers said Wednesday. Widespread neonicotinoid use may have “inadvertent contraceptive effects” on the insects which provide fertilisation worth billions of dollars every year, said a study in the British journal Proceedings of …

Colony Collapse Disorder Read More »