GARDENERS BEWARE: Many of the plants you buy at Home Depot and Lowe’s may be treated with bee-killing neonictinoids. Because there’s no clear labeling, many good-intentioned gardeners end up poisoning the very bees they are trying to help(*Home Depot has indicated it is working on safer alternatives, but Lowe’s has not yet responded).
THE PERFECT CRIME: WHAT’S KILLING ALL THE BEES?
Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs in a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? (22 photos) Read Full>>http://earthjustice.org/features/the-perfect-crime