Thursday, 7 January 2016

EU Scientists Begin Review of Ban on Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines

theguardian

Risk evaluation could pave the way for a rolling back of the hard won EU-wide ban on three neonicotinoid pesticides. More here.


Other insects are lesser, but still significant pollinators. Like this common "Hoverfly." PinP photo.

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