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Pesticides May Be To Blame For Bee Die-Off In California, Nation

Honeybees have been dying at an alarming rate for years, but a new government survey shows nearly a third of the nation's honeybees died over the winter. Some beekeepers said the problem may have to do with what is being sprayed on the food we eat.

It may not seem like a big deal to most of us. But billions of dollars of commercially grown fruits and vegetables, a big chunk of our diet, depend on honeybee pollination.

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