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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Thursday, 7 January 2016
EU Scientists Begin Review of Ban on Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines
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.