Michael GoveMichael Gove © Mark Thomas/REX/Shutterstock
Defra secretary Michael Gove has suggested the UK could back a total ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to a decline in bee health. In an article for the Guardian, Mr Gove said the weight of evidence showed the risks posed by neonicotinoids to the environment and bees was “greater than previously understood”. “I believe this justifies further restrictions on their use. We cannot afford to put our pollinator populations at risk,” he added. See also: Can sugar […]
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