Millions of Honeybees Killed by Zika Pesticide

An insecticide targeting Zika-carrying mosquitoes killed millions of honeybees in South Carolina after an aerial spraying. One beekeeper alone lost 46 hives — more than 3 million bees. "Now, I'm going to have to destroy my hives, the honey, all my equipment. It's all contaminated,” said Juanita Stanley, co-owner of Flowertown Bee Hive and Supply in Summerville, South Carolina. The state says they are “saddened” by the outcome and are reviewing their notification procedures before spraying again. — Read it at CNN
 


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