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Bees get death
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
Bee keepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say are killing insects crucial for the eco-system. Green campaigners say bee colonies in western Europe have been ravaged by the use of neonicotinoids, a group of pesticides based on the chemical structure of nicotine. Bee keepers in France have pressed the government to take more action to protect their livelihoods. read more


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