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Pesticides Linked to Honeybee Decline - Again

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Mar 29th - the Guardian The first study conducted in a natural environment has shown that systemic pesticides damage bees' ability to navigate. Details here.   PinP photo PinP : And the beat goes on! Meanwhile, the honeybee killers roam our streets, apparently not even on parole, but with complete pardons! Please also read: "Are Canada's Pesticide Regulators on the Take? Authorities Refuse to Protect Precious Pollinators from Known Toxins. Is Something Crooked Going on Here?"  Below is a summary of the scientific study, itself. It adds yet another layer of proof to the fear that these chemicals render the bees incapable of navigating & finding their way back to the hives. Hence, the piece in the "Colony Collapse Disorder" puzzle, involving disappearing bees, seems now to have been found! So what are we waiting for? Extinctions?  Criminal charges must surely be in order now!    ==== "Nonlethal exposure of honey bees to thiamethoxa