John Kerr posted in agriculture • bees • EU • insects • neonicotinoids • pesticides on April 30th, 2013.
The European Commission has voted in favour of a two-year moratorium on the use of a pesticide known to harm bees. Neonicotinoid chemicals in pesticides have been blamed for falling bee numbers and the European Commission says they should be restricted to crops not attractive to bees and other pollinators. The Commission’s action is a [...]
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