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EU Commission wants curbs on pesticides to protect bees

The European Commission said on Thursday it wanted the European Union’s member states to restrict the use of pesticides linked to the decline of bees. The Commission said it was asking EU countries to suspend the use of neonicotinoid insecticides — among the most commonly-used crop pesticides — on sunflower, rapeseed, maize and cotton. "We […] Read more