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New science confirms that honey bees are at great risk when simultaneously exposed to parasites and pesticides.Two pesticides of concern, fipronil and thiacloprid (a neonicotinoid), operate in combination with a common pathogen to dramatically increase bee death. And they do so at very low, sub-lethal levels.It is estimated that seven in ten U.S. bee hives are infected with the parasite...

Help start a national conversation on pesticides and bees by spreading the word about this hard-hitting, in-depth investigative report.Dan Rather's investigative reporting team has produced a follow-up to their 2006 inquiry into Colony Collapse Disorder. Five years later, the situation remains substantively unaddressed by EPA.Honey bees are still dying off at an average rate of 34% a year, and the...