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EPA Says Neonics Seriously Threaten Birds

04.01.2018 - Multiple scientific assessments released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the end of 2017 are said to show that commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics)...

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EU Formally Extends Glyphosate Registration

14.12.2017 - The European Commission’s five-year extension of registration for the controversial herbicide active ingredient glyphosate took effect on Dec. 12. The existing license had been due...

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MEPs Veto Proposal on Endocrine Disruptors

09.10.2017 - The European Parliament has blocked the European Commission’s proposal for scientific criteria that would identify endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in pesticides. On Oct. 4...

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Latest Neonic Studies Still Leave Questions

07.07.2017 - Two large-scale studies examining the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) on bee populations published last week in the journal Science suggested that they may be harmful...

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Two US States to Rein in Neonic Pesticides

31.08.2016 - As the US agriculture sector awaits a final opinion from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the threat to bee populations from neonicotinoid-based pesticides (neonics)...

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Neonics Said to Cut Bee Sperm by 40%

29.07.2016 - A new study of male honeybees (drones) conducted by a doctoral candidate at the University of Bern, Switzerland, shows that two neonicotinoid insecticides, thiamethoxam and...

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UK Farmers Denied Second Neonic Exemption

14.07.2016 - Britain’s National Farmers Union (NFU) said it was “deeply disappointed” over the rejection by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of its second...

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Bayer Changes Stance on EPA Bee Report

14.01.2016 - After slamming the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for overestimating the impact of neonicotinoid-based (neonic) pesticides on bee populations in the first of its proposed...

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