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Neonicotinoids linked to decline in population of some birds – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on July 10th, 2014.

SMC UK: Research from the Netherlands published today in the journal Nature found that populations of farmland birds fell most sharply in areas where pollution from neonicotinoids was highest. Neonicotinoids are used to kill insects that can damage crops. Among the birds most affected are starlings, tree sparrows and swallows. Our colleagues at the UK […]

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