By Brian Banks Photography by Neil Ever Osborne
Something is killing off bees — in big numbers. Scientists aren’t sure what, but evidence points to a role for a new family of pesticides called “neonics.” Are they a smoking spray gun?
What To Do
- Petition :: Save Ontario's bees: ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, Change.org
- News :: Bee conservation: the EU banning three neonic pesticides would be a start, The Guardian
- Science :: Published research on bees and neonicotinoids
- Government :: Consultation on Action to Protect Bees from Exposure to Neonicotinoid Pesticides, Notice of Intent, NOI2013-01