Forbes Article Separates Fact from Fiction about Colony Collapse Disorder

Friday, April 12, 2013
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In an article published yesterday by Joe Entine in Forbes titled “Science Collapse Disorder -- The Real Story Behind Neonics And Mass Bee Deaths,” Entine separates the facts from the fiction when it comes to pesticides and their alleged effects on bee health. Based on Entine’s research on the topic, he points out that “Bee deaths are not to be taken lightly. But the technology-intensive agricultural industry certainly provides an easy target for those who want to ‘do something yesterday,’ without any regard to balancing costs and benefits and regardless of the long-term consequences.”

Read the full article on Forbes.com: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonentine/2013/04/11/science-collapse-disorder-the-real-story-behind-neonics-and-mass-bee-deaths/

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