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Compelling evidence for pesticide ban

According to Friends of the Earth, the scientific evidence linking neonicotinoid insecticides to bee decline is compelling. Their statement follows DEFRA Secretary Liz Truss telling the NFU conference in Birmingham that the Government had “told the EU Commission that decisions … Continue reading

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Bee action plan welcomed – but tougher action on pesticides still needed

The National Pollinator Strategy published today is a major step towards protecting the nation’s bees, said Friends of the Earth, which led the campaign for a bee action plan. But the environment charity warned that ministers must still do more … Continue reading

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