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Great Britain to Ban Bee Killing Pesticides

Touch the Soil News #854 (Feature photo – Michael Gove, Environmental Minister of Great Britain – courtesy Parliamentary Digital Service) Chemical threats to bees and other pollinators is an event that can really depress a person if you think about it for too long. Recent good news, however, has come from Great Britain by its Environmental Minister Michael Gove. Gove explains that evidence points in one direction – we must ban neonicotinoids (the chemicals responsible for killing pollinators). Michael Gove has let the world know that the Great Britain will be banning the use of all pesticides in the neonicotinoids category. The Great Britain decision follows on the heels of…

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