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I find it interesting that no one has referenced a new book about CCD by Michael Schacker "A Spring without Bees" (ISBN 9781599214320). He makes a compelling argument that pesticides containing neonicotinoids or IMD -- a nerve agent is the main cause of CCD. He references the experience the French had and that their hives recovered after banning IMDs. He blames Big Oil and Bayer Chemical for causing the ignorance in the US. And he blames the USDA and EPA for failure to do due diligence before allowing a new pesticide into the environment.
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