It seems that for any convenience, there is a price - the issue boils down to how much we are willing to pay. Many technological advances have been made in the last few decades at the price of damaging our natural resources. I hope we can find a way to repair that damage before it's irreversible.
Check out this video where Dr. Nick Begich talks about electronic weapons technologies of the 21st century. Even though this slightly monotonous presentation isn't about the vanishing of whole swarms of bees, one can suspect that the application of these technologies - powerful enough to control the behavior of large numbers of people - may also have the unintended side-effects of harming insects and birds.