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good news for bees

Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:46 pm
by niknik
Bee deaths: EU to ban neonicotinoid pesticides ...

2 year ban , on nicotine containing pesticides, should start by 1st July this year.

Let´s hope that this does help bees , and that the 2 years is sufficient to show a noticeable improvement, in bee populations, and the ban can be made permanent!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22335520 for more info

Re: good news for bees

Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:35 pm
by Skippy
It may not take 2 years to show an improvement-http://www.youris.com/Environment/Bees/Bees_restored_to_health_in_Italy_after_this_springs_neonicotinoidfree_maize_sowing.kl

here's hoping


Pete