EU approves complete ban on bee-killing insecticides


In a monumental decision that has been years in the making, all member nations of the European Union have approved the total ban of┬áneonicotinoids, the most widely used insecticide in the world and well-documented danger to bees and other pollinators. The ban is expected to begin by the end of this year, though the use of the insecticide will still be allowed in greenhouses. The rapidly declining population of pollinator species in recent years has in part been due to the widespread use of harmful… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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