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What’s Happening to Honey Bees?

Starting around the year 2006, average losses of worker bees skyrocketed from 5-10% a year to about 30%. Today, many large beekeeping operations are reporting that up to 40 or 50 percent of their swarms have mysteriously disappeared. Known as colony collapse disorder, this massive die-off of honey bee populations is a disturbing trend that will have serious ramifications for the pollination of crops.

It’s unclear as to why the massive die-offs of bees is occurring, but many suspect the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.

Learn more about the declining numbers of honey bees.

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