EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides

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Bumblebee numbers have dropped dramatically in recent years
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Bumblebee numbers have dropped dramatically in recent years

The world's most widely used insecticides will be banned from all fields within six months, to protect both wild and honeybees that are vital to crop pollination

The European Union will ban the world's most widely used insecticides from all fields due to the serious danger they pose to bees. The ban on neonicotinoids, approved by member nations on Friday, is...

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