Showing posts with the label Neonics

Loophole keeps bee-killing pesticides in widespread use, two years after EU ban

Unearthed Investigation finds EU countries have issued at least 67 different 'emergency authorisations' for outdoor use of three neonicotinoids since ban came into force in 2018. Story here.

Notorious Insecticides Found in Half of Sampled Streams in US

Common Dreams PinP photo. 'Neonics' have been linked to decline in bee populations. Story here. RELATED:  New Studies Show Farm Chemicals Are Affecting More Than Bees. Bird Populations are Declining, Too. Is modern agriculture’s toxic hold on nature becoming a death grip? Bees on sunflower.  PinP photo.