Save the bees…with ozone

Here’s another reason why we have to reduce/eliminate ozone-depleting chemicals.

According to the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), ozone might help solve the mystery of the bees’ reduced population by making their hives cleaner and safer.

ARS scientists said ozone could break down pesticide residues in the hives as well as kill certain insects and pests that attacks young honeybees and damage their combs.



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