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Bees: Friends of the Earth mounts legal challenge over govt pesticide decision

A Government decision to allow farmers to use ‘banned’ bee-harming pesticides in England, is being challenged at the High Court by Friends of the Earth. The environment charity notified the Government on Friday (21 August 2015) that it has applied … Continue reading

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Documentary on bee crisis to be shown in Stourport

AN award-winning film about what would happen if bees became extinct will be shown in Stourport. The Wyre Forest Friends of the Earth will be presenting More Than Honey, a documentary by Oscar-nominated Markus Imhoof. The film supports the Bee … Continue reading

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Farmers need to help bees survive

There are well-known and growing concerns about the impact that the use of neonicitinoid (neonic) pesticides are having on commercial honey producers. However, there has been a lot less consideration for the impact on wild pollinators. The Friends of the … Continue reading

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Canada should follow E.U. to prevent bee deaths: U.K. expert

Canada should follow E.U. to prevent bee deaths: U.K. expert A noted U.K. bee expert says Canada is behind the times when it comes to recognizing the dangers of a controversial pesticide known as neonicotinoid, noting the similarities of present-day … Continue reading

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