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‘Nicotine Bees’ Documentary Explains Colony Collapse

It’s been three years since SafeLawns first published its conclusion that Colony Collapse Disorder in bees was linked to a chemical pesticide known as imidacloprid. The deduction, as one beekeeper states in the movie ‘Nicotine Bees,” is so simple “a fifth grader can figure it out.” Of course, the American government still claims not to know why bees are disappearing at increasingly frightening rates each year.

Beekeepers are hoping the new documentary will help: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/05/nicotine-bees-population-restored-with-neonicotinoids-ban.php.

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An international leader of the green movement, Mr. Tukey is a journalist, author, filmmaker, TV host, activist and award-winning public speaker, who is widely recognized as North America's leading advocate for landscape sustainability and toxic pesticide reduction strategies.

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