France the First EU Country to Ban Five Neonicotinoids Lethal to Bees

In order to preserve bees and restore balance in nature, France became the first EU country to ban five neonicotinoid pesticides linked to high rates of bee deaths. Pollinating insects such as bees are much more important than you think. Love mangos, apples, and avocados? Well, you can thank bees for all these fruits. They play a critical role in the environment – according to studies, over 85% of all plant species on Earth depend on pollination. A third of the food we eat comes from pollinated plants, so they’re…

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