UK WILL BACK TOTAL BAN ON BEE-HARMING PESTICIDES MICHAEL GOVE REVEALS

A TOTAL BAN ON INSECT-HARMING PESTICIDES IN FIELDS ACROSS EUROPE WILL BE BACKED BY THE UK, ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY MICHAEL GOVE HAS REVEALED.

UK WILL BACK TOTAL BAN ON BEE-HARMING PESTICIDES, MICHAEL GOVE REVEALS

"The weight of evidence now shows the risks neonicotinoids pose to our environment, particularly to the bees and other pollinators which play such a key part in our ?100bn food industry, is greater than previously understood," said Gove. "I believe this justifies further restrictions on their use. We cannot afford to put our pollinator populations at risk."

A total ban on insect-harming pesticides in fields across Europe will be backed by the UK, environment secretary Michael Gove has revealed. The decision reverses the government’s previous position and is justified by...

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