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Bees suffer dementia due to metal pollution: Aluminium contamination may be behind insect decline

Bees suffer dementia due to metal pollution: Aluminium contamination may be behind insect decline

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Bees may be declining because they are suffering dementia compared to Alzheimer’s caused by eating large amounts of aluminium. A scientific study found high amounts of aluminium contamination in bees at levels that would cause brain damage in humans. Bees rely on their tiny brains to navigate to flowers to collect pollen and nectar to eat.
Source: Bees suffer dementia due to metal pollution: Aluminium contamination may be behind insect decline

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