Another perplexing detail emerges in the beepocalypse mystery – Quartz

The theory that insecticides are causing the “beepocalypse”—the large-scale death of honeybees characterized by worker bees fleeing their hives—suffers from a lot of unknowns.

One is that neonicotinoids—the pesticides blamed for the beepocalypse—are likely not the sole cause of “colony collapse disorder” (CCD), as the phenomenon is known. And in the US, at least, it’s not entirely clear that CCD is still hurting the honeybee industry.

Read more here: Another perplexing detail emerges in the beepocalypse mystery – Quartz.