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Submission + - EU to ban neonicotinoid insecticides

PuceBaboon writes: The BBC is reporting that the EU has voted to ban pesticides containing neonicotinoids for at least two years, in an effort to isolate the cause of CCD (colony collapse disorder; the alarming disappearance of bees over recent years). Despite intense lobbying by the chemical companies, a 3-million signature petition helped swing the vote in favour of the ban.
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EU to ban neonicotinoid insecticides

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