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EuroNews – EU To Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides – 30 April 2013

Flickr-bee-wwarby-300x225Europe’s bees are in sharp decline, with up to 50 percent of colonies dying out in some parts in recent winters. Now the EU has voted to ban three pesticides linked to bee deaths.

Roger Waite from the EU Commission explained:

“The formal decision will take a number of weeks because we have to translate the text, but we have now taken the political decision that this proposal to restrict the use of these active substances from the first of December will enter into force.”

Read the whole story at: www.euronews.com / link to original article