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Bee pesticide study furore is called a ‘scandal’

  Do neonicotinoid pesticides kill bees? We still don’t know, but the latest research is alarming – and casts doubt on the integrity of science. One of the UK’s top bee researchers this week claimed that a study quoted two … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: A ban on some pesticides won’t save bees

Some bee-keeping and environmental groups want to ban the usage of neonicotinoid (“neonic”) insecticides. Neonics are used to protect food crops from insect damage, for controlling fleas on pets and for protecting ash trees. As a farmer using neonic seed … Continue reading

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