Honey­bees’ health poor

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

A huge multi­na­tional in­sec­ti­cide study has high­lighted the poor health and diet of Bri­tain’s honey­bees.

Sci­en­tists found that bees in the UK were vul­ner­a­ble to the po­ten­tially harm­ful ef­fects of con­tro­ver­sial nico­tine-based pes­ti­cides.

Ev­i­dence sug­gests that honey­bees in the UK suf­fer from a bad diet and ill-health.

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