Broadside: Bee Colonies Collapsing

(NECN) - The Seaport Hotel in Boston is raising bees as part of its green initiatives, but it's also in response to an alarming trend that ultimately affects the food supply of us all.

Honeybee colonies are collapsing worldwide, but no one has been able to pinpoint the culprit. Until now.

The Harvard Gazette has published an article that says "the likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides."

Honeybee expert Kenneth Warchol joins Jim to talk about the problem.

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