Bee losses arrived to the antipodes

Monday 16 May 2011

The bee colony losses experienced by new Zealander beekeepers in the last months, reaching up to 30% in some areas, are creating concerns. The 7 of may an article was published presenting the situation of a country where bee losses had been kept so far.

Pesticides from the family of the neonicotinoids, neurotoxic to bees, are suspected to be potential cause