France First Country to Ban Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids in Europe — Waking Times – September 18, 2018

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times In 2016, France’s National Assembly voted to totally ban the bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids by September 2018. Now, the time has come to make good on that plan, the country announced on Saturday. While farmers are incensed by this move, beekeepers are even angrier. Earlier this summer, Parisian beekeepers staged a bee funeral to really…..Read more

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EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides in ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet’ — Wake Up World – April 30th, 2018

April 30th, 2018 By Jessica Corbett via Common Dreams The European Union has voted to ban agricultural pesticides that are harmful to bees and which scientists have warned could have a broader impact on the global food chain. Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an “ecological armageddon,” European regulators on Friday approved a “groundbreaking”…Read more

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