Honeybees on a freshly built comb during the harvest season | Simon Rowell Photography
Animals

75 Percent of Global Honey Samples Are Contaminated by Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Neonicotinoids, the chemicals commonly found in pesticides, have been linked to colony collapse in bee populations.

Published On 10/05/2017
9:56 PM EDT
A honey bee foraging nectar of ivy, Botanical Garden Neuchâtel, Switzerland | Blaise Mulhauser, Botanical Garden Neuchâtel
Alexandre Aebi inspecting one of his hives in his apiary in Switzerland | Guillaume Perret/Lundi13
Samplings of worldwide honey pot collection | Blaise Mulhauser, Botanical Garden Neuchâtel