The European Union is planning to ban insecticides that are dangerous for bees
EU to ban use of pesticides responsible for killing bees - short science news - environment

The European Union has announced plans to completely ban the outdoor use of some insecticides that have been show to severely impact bee populations. These are the neonicotinoid insecticides which are some of the most widely used insecticides in the world. They are chemically similar to nicotine, which research has shown is one of the most powerful insecticides. In the case of insecticides that have been shown to pose a reduced risk for bees, like Acetamiprid, no ban will be imposed.

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