Poor bees. We steal their honey, enslave them in order to pollinate apple orchards and then have the audacity to go berserk if one of them lands in our Frappuccino. Oh yeah, it also turns out we’re probably poisoning them with pesticides, causing their numbers to drop dramatically. The decline of the European honeybee – known as Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD – could in turn spell disaster for the future of monoculture crops, such as fruits, nuts, vegetables, flowers, seeds, beans and spices. A new study has linked common pesticides with CCD, spurring environmental groups into a new effort…
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