Global goal to save bees

June 2013
Wallaces Farmer;Jun2013, Vol. 138 Issue 6, p48
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The article focuses on the report of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the need to protect pollinators such as bees. It states the announcement of the European Union on the restriction to use neonicotinoid insecticides because of the risk that it poses to non-target insects. It notes that the goal of the two-year restriction is to allocate time for additional studies to be assessed and to improve the population of pollinators.


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