Monthly Archives: January 2017

BfM Winter Newsletter

Bee Friendly Monmouthshire’s Winter 2017 newsletter is now available: BfM Newsletter – Winter – 2017

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New evidence on neonicotinoid pesticides

The Independent newspaper reports on new evidence showing a ‘strong case’ for ban on chemicals linked to bird and bee deaths. Scientists say the EU should consider extending a partial ban on the use of neonicotinoids amid evidence they are … Continue reading

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Pesticide restrictions must be extended to wheat – Friends of the Earth report

Current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticides must be extended to wheat to protect bees and other wildlife, Friends of the Earth warns today (Thursday 5 January 2017) in a new report published at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. Three neonicotinoid … Continue reading

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