What we know about how neonicotinoids affect bees

A second summary in as many years on the scientific evidence about the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees has been published by scientists. The research team was asked to update its findings by the chief scientific adviser of the United Kingdom government, which has banned the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides. Current evidence suggests that bumblebees and solitary bees are more severely affected by neonicotinoids than honeybees. —> Read More