A re-examination of the pollinator crisis

Current Biology 25(19):R811 (2015)

Reports of colony collapse disorder in bees and studies showing the toxicity of neonicotinoid pesticides have led to claims that we are experiencing a pollinator crisis. As Cyrus Martin reports, however, the issue is complex with threats to bees being multifold and the status of populations unclear due to a surprising lack of data.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.09.022