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Field tests show how pesticides can wreak havoc on honeybees

Humans are big fans of bees. But bees probably aren't big fans of humans - at least, not of our agricultural practices.
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Pesticide harms wild bees, unique field study shows

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Field tests show how pesticides can wreak havoc on honeybees

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In two of the first large-scale, field-realistic studies to date, researchers have affirmed that prolonged exposure to neonicotinoids negatively affects bees.


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