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 lethal to partridges and can stop house sparrows from flying.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/pesticides-ban-evidence-death-birds-bees-grows-stronger-agriculture-partial-report-a7522391.html

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