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Pesticides Effect on Bee Population

New research suggests that pesticide use is a leading cause of the recent decline in bee population. This issue effects both environmentalists and farmers, not only do bee make honey but they are key pollinators a process that is critical for the growth of plants. This issue has been around for about 3 years, in  environmental health this is a very short time. Toxicological analysis of bees shows the presence of pesticides in high quantities. This is due to the biomagnification of the pesticides. The solution to this problem is very simple and is being used by many countries in the European Union. Don’t use these kinds of pesticides. If you can to read more on the topic there is a link below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21958547

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