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Scientists say restrictions on neonic pesticides aren't enough to save bees - we need a ban

Concerns over the widely used agricultural pesticides known as neonicotinoids have reached their peak when 242 scientists from around the world call for an urgent ban.  That's what happened a little more than a week ago when, in an open letter addressed to international governments, the scientists wrote: "the balance of evidence strongly suggests that these chemicals are harming beneficial insects and contributing to the current massive loss of biodiversity."  Read more...



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