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BEE COLONIES FACING EXTINCTION

neonicotinoid pesticides – chemicals obtained from a naturally occurring plant compound; nicotine and has insecticidal properties- pose a very high threat for bees. These pesticides act on the nervous systems of bees causing them to die and those that survive end up weak and have developmental defects leading to a devastating collapse in their colonies.
Restoration of bee colonies is achievable according to Greenpeace report Bees in Decline by putting into practice the following solutions:
• Ban the most dangerous pesticides
• Safeguard pollinator health by conserving their habitat
• Restoration of ecological agriculture
Hence let us” bee” more mindful and practice proper farming techniques that will contribute to conservation and restoration of bee colonies.

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  1. This shows real extrspiee. Thanks for the answer.

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