Thursday, 23 March 2017

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

theguardian


















Bumble bees forage on chives in Manitoba, CA. PinP photo.
Exclusive: Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees.’ Details here.


1 comment:

PinP said...

Canada will take the most widely-used bee-killing insecticide off the market. But not for another three years. Oddly enough, Health Canada did not even consider risks to pollinators in this re-evaluation. That will happen in a separate assessment.