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LA Times Reports "Pesticides Suspected in Mass Die-Off of Bees"

Two studies show that a class of chemicals known as neonicotinoids created disorientation among bees and caused colonies to lose weight, which may have contributed to a mysterious die-off.



By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times



March 29 2012, 5:13 PM PDT



Scientists have identified a new suspect in the mysterious die-off of bees in recent years — a class of pesticides that appear to be lethal in indirect ways.



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