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EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

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Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an 'ecological armageddon,' European regulators on Friday approved a 'groundbreaking' and 'historic' ban on the widely-used class of pesticides—an announcement met with immediate applause by campaigners. 'Authorizing neonicotinoids during a quarter of a century was a mistake and led to an environmental disaster. Today's vote is historic.'

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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