Bees harmed by Zika pesticides

Zika – which can cause severe brain defects in unborn children – is spread by mosquitoes, so the insects are being targeted in the southern US where Zika-carrying mosquito species live. https://www.enn.com/articles/55870-honeybees-at-risk-from-zika-pesticides

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Need to ban entire pesticide class

Evidence is ‘compelling’ that organophosphates increase risk of reduced IQs, memory and attention deficits, and autism for prenatal children. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/24/entire-pesticide-class-should-be-banned-for-effect-on-childrens-health

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