Archive for April, 2009

Microencapsulated Pesticides a Threat to Honeybees

This article¬†on Alternet discusses the particular threat that microencapsulated pesticides pose to honeybees pollinators. ¬†Honeybees, the pollinators of a majority of our agricultural crops, are currently facing a mass die-off due to a number of disputed factors. In 1974, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency licensed the nerve gas parathion trapped into nylon bubbles the size […]