RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

Feb 21, 2013 The Independent

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.

More than 30 separate scientific studies in the last three years have shown adverse effects on insects from neonicotinoids, which are "systemic" insecticides, meaning they enter every part of the target plants – including the pollen and nectar which bees harvest.... http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/rspb-demands-ban-on-deadly-pesticides-linked-to-bee-decline-8503950.html

 

Bee Strawbridge: WHY IS BEE DECLINE NOT A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? http://beestrawbridge.blogspot.com/2013/02/why-is-bee-decline-not-national.html

 

HONEY BEE ARE LOSING THEIR WAY  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3997154773/are-honeybees-losing-their-way

 

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