NEWS

Behind Mass Die-Offs, Pesticides Lurk as Culprit

01/07/2010

(07 JAN 2010 REPORT by Sonia Shah) In the past dozen years, three new diseases have decimated populations of amphibians, honeybees, and — most recently — bats. Increasingly, scientists suspect that low-level exposure to pesticides could be contributing to this rash of epidemics.