Scientists claim pesticides are linked to bee decline
The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study.
Over 18 years, researchers analysed bees who forage heavily on oilseed rape, a crop widely treated with "neonics".
Rebecca Morelle reports.
17 Aug 2016
- From the section Science & Environment