Canadian beekeepers face bleak future

Nicotine-based pesticides blamed for decline in honey bee numbers, although manufacturers say it is safe.

    Honey bees in Canada are dying and the blame is being put on a pesticide based on nicotine.

    Beekeepers say their industry faces a bleak future, but the manufacturers say it is safe.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Guelph, outside Toronto.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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