NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 2012
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Elbow Lake, Minnesota: Anne Thompson) A new clue in the disappearance of honey bees examined; details given about research suggesting they may be victims of neonicotinoid insecticides. [Beekeeper Steve ELLIS- notes the importance of bees in food production.] [Farmer Jerry LEIBEL- says they have gone down in numbers.] [Purdue University Dr. Christian KRUPKE- notes the insecticide can create an environment that is hostile to the honey bee.] [Bayer CropScience environmental toxicologist David FISCHER- says the insecticide does not cause colony collapse disorder.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.