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Recently, U.S. beekeepers have reported a disturbing increase in hive failures. Experts are still trying to learn what's driving the collapse of these hives -- but some conspiracy theorists claim the government knew about this before it hit the news.
With the bee population dropping at an alarming rate, beekeepers have been crippled by the loss of their hives. So with such a strong dependance on these insects to pollinate almost a third of our crops, it would be safe to assume that the government would be more conscious of the pesticide effects on these human friendly creatures. However, one pesticide in particular, Clothianidin, or "poncho" as beekeepers call it, has many conspiracy theorists worried. It's considered to be one of the primary causes for the loss of the bees, but why would the government knowingly approve its use?