Bee on oilseed rape flower© Tim Scrivener
Wildlife and environment groups are ramping up their campaigning against pesticides by calling on Defra to back a total ban on neonicotinoids amid strong opposition from farming unions. As Defra secretary Michael Gove prepares to address delegates at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today (Monday 2 October), Friends of the Earth (FoE) released the results of a survey on public attitudes towards neonics. The YouGov study asked 1,716 people between 22-24 September: “There is currently an EU-wide ban on […]
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