New research indicates the common pesticides categorized as neonicotinoids, which include acetamiprid and imidacloprid, can damage the human brain and nervous system more than previously thought.
A new study by researchers from Purdue University has confirmed the link between mass honeybee die offs (also called colony collapse disorder) and pesticides – especially systemic neonicotinoid pesticides.
The honeybee is not just important because it supplies us with medicinal raw honey. The honeybee also pollinates many of the plants that produce our food. Without healthy honeybees, we will likely starve. The...