A 2016 study, Increasing neonicotinoid use and the declining butterfly fauna of lowland California and a similar study in the UK, Are neonicotinoid insecticides driving declines of widespread butterflies? indicate that our butterfly and honeybee populations are in peril along with other non-target insect species and small mammals.
A world without pollinators? The need for hand-pollination by humans? It is time to put a stop to this madness and help make the world a safe place for all living things. Join the Bee Protective campaign at Center for Food Safety.