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Leading UK scientists sting back over criticism of research into bee deaths

Leading UK scientists sting back over criticism of research into bee deaths | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Leading UK scientists accused the Government of abusing science today after the EU strongly criticised the research it used to justify its position on the nerve agent pesticides widely linked to declining bee populations.
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'Victory for bees' as European Union bans neonicotinoid pesticides blamed for destroying bee population

'Victory for bees' as European Union bans neonicotinoid pesticides blamed for destroying bee population | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Environmentalists hailed a "victory for bees" today after the European Union voted for a ban on the nerve-agent pesticides blamed for the dramatic decline global bee populations.
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Now Sainsbury's and M&S tear up 'Frankenfeed' ban leaving Waitrose going it alone

Now Sainsbury's and M&S tear up 'Frankenfeed' ban leaving Waitrose going it alone | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
The change means that the vast majority of meat, milk and eggs sold by Britain’s supermarkets will come from animals raised on a GM diet.
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Ban pesticides to save bees, say MPs

Ban pesticides to save bees, say MPs | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
The government should introduce a moratorium on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides linked to the deaths of bees, a report by MPs says.
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The nerve poison harming our bees - Telegraph

The nerve poison harming our bees - Telegraph | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Neonicotinoids were hailed as safe and effective, but they are far from benign.
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Beekeepers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA Over Bee-Toxic Pesticides

Beekeepers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA Over Bee-Toxic Pesticides | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Pesticide Action Network: Paul Towers 916-216-1082
Center for Food Safety: Peter Jenkins or Larissa Walker 202-547-9359
Beyond Pesticides: Jay Feldman or Nichelle Harriott 202-543-5450
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Britain helps prevent ban on pesticides linked to bee decline

Britain helps prevent ban on pesticides linked to bee decline | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Neonicotinoids, the pesticides blamed for declines in bee numbers across the world, can continue to be used in Europe for the time being  after a number of countries including Britain failed to support a ban in a crucial Brussels vote.
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What is the value of bees?

What is the value of bees? | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Insecticides are harming bees, argue environmentalists, who believe pollinators are greatly undervalued. Leo Hickman, with your help, investigates
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News - Garden centres join DIY giants in banning 'bee-killing' pesticides

News - Garden centres join DIY giants in banning 'bee-killing' pesticides | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Blue Diamond, Notcutts, Hillier, SCATS, Scotsdales and Squires have joined a campaign to eradicate pesticides containing chem...
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RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline

RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Controversial nerve-agent pesticides widely linked to decline in bees around the world should be banned, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) says today.
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1,500 Colonies of Honeybees Die in Campeche, Mexico

1,500 Colonies of Honeybees Die in Campeche, Mexico | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Share this: Alejandro Garcia:February 10, 2013 at 6:01 pmfight this GMO crap! is not good! David Sterling:February 10, 2013 at 8:04 pmPLEASE RESIST MONSANTO – THE EVIL GIANT.
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Buglife | News | Government faces legal action if UK does not vote to ban bee killing insecticides

Buglife is asking Defra Secretary of State Owen Paterson to support the European Commission’s proposed restrictions on three neonicotinoid insecticides in an EU vote on the 25th February, and, if this is not done, is prepared to reignite legal...
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Decline of honey bees now a global phenomenon, says United Nations

Decline of honey bees now a global phenomenon, says United Nations | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
The mysterious collapse of honey-bee colonies is becoming a global phenomenon, scientists working for the United Nations have revealed.
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Britain's rarest bees in deep trouble, report warns

Britain's rarest bees in deep trouble, report warns | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
The study blames intensive farming and urban sprawl which have decimated the flowery meadows that bees feed in
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As honey bee numbers drop, U.S. sees threat to food supply

As honey bee numbers drop, U.S. sees threat to food supply | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honey bees, which play a key role in pollinating a wide variety of food crops, are in sharp decline in the United States, due to parasites, disease and pesticides, said a federal...
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Waitrose bans suppliers from using neonicotinoid pesticides

Waitrose bans suppliers from using neonicotinoid pesticides | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Waitrose is banning suppliers from using three neonicotinoid pesticides over concerns of their effect on bees, butterflies and other crop pollinators.
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Why the UK will fail to block an EU ban on bee-harming pesticides

Why the UK will fail to block an EU ban on bee-harming pesticides | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: The scientific and economic arguments used by the UK government against a suspension of neonicotinoids have already been rejected by most major EU nations
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Bees to have their day in court over insecticide use - environment - 22 March 2013 - New Scientist

Bees to have their day in court over insecticide use - environment - 22 March 2013 - New Scientist | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Beekeepers and environmental activists are suing the US Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ban neonicotinoid insecticides
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Bee-harming pesticides escape proposed European ban

Bee-harming pesticides escape proposed European ban | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Commission proposal to suspend use of neonicotinoids fails to gain majority, but could still be enforced by appeals committee
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EU could impose pesticide ban to protect bees

EU could impose pesticide ban to protect bees | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU governments failed to agree a ban on three widely used pesticides linked to the decline of honeybees on Friday, but the European Commission could force one through by the summer...
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UK government's opposition to regulation is putting bees at risk

UK government's opposition to regulation is putting bees at risk | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Caroline Lucas: By failing to back EU proposals for a ban on pesticides, lawmakers have prioritised commercial interests over ecological wellbeing
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Push to overturn potential neonicotinoids ban | News | Farmers Guardian

Push to overturn potential neonicotinoids ban | News | Farmers Guardian | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
PESTICIDE manufacturer Syngenta has called on the European Commission to withdraw its proposal to restrict the use of neonicotinoids, claiming the report the decision is based on is ‘fundamentally flawed’.
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Are Honeybees Losing Their Way?

Are Honeybees Losing Their Way? | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Pesticides can take a toll on their memory and communication skills, and a combo of chemicals turns out to be far more hazardous.
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Syngenta: EFSA pesticide report on bees is flawed - 2/15/2013 - Farmers Weekly

Syngenta: EFSA pesticide report on bees is flawed - 2/15/2013 - Farmers Weekly | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
Syngenta has requested the European Commission retract its proposal to restrict the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.
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UK Government to ignore European ban on neonicotinoid pesticides

UK Government to ignore European ban on neonicotinoid pesticides | Bees - UK and Worldwide | Scoop.it
The British Government is completely free to ignore recommendations from European safety regulators that controversial nerve-agent pesticides should not be used on crops visited by bees, MPs were told.
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