Colony losses to worsen if feds don’t nix neonics swiftly
By Stéphan Leclerc and Andre FlysDec. 13, 2018
Meanwhile, EU member countries acted quickly to approve regulations, ending all outdoor uses of these neonics by the end of this year.
While a ban on neonics will help beekeepers recover, PMRA proposes a three- to five-year phaseout period, allowing the use of harmful neonics to continue until at least 2022-2023, maybe longer. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash's Danika Perkinson
We can no longer ignore the harmful effects of pesticide exposure on pollinator health.
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