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Diesel Confuses Bees By Changing Flower Smells

Diesel fumes may be reducing the availability of some flower odors, which bees need to find their food. The findings suggest that toxic nitrous oxide (NOx) in diesel exhausts could be having an even greater effect on bees’ ability to smell out flowers than scientists previously believed. NOx is a poisonous pollutant produced by diesel […]