Sad to hear about all those bees deaths, but good news that the Slovenia Government have acted. Shame the New Zealand Government still hasn't banned neonicotinoids in Clean Green New Zealand…
Ljubljana, 28 April 2011 (STA) – The government of Slovenia issued a temporary ban Thursday on seeds treated with neonicotinoid pesticides which have caused massive bee deaths in the northeastern Pomurje region in the recent weeks. The use of Biscay, a pesticide, will also be limited.
The decision comes after beekeepers in the heavily agricultural region Pomurje reported massive bee deaths. About 2,500 beehives kept by 45 beekeepers in Pomurje have been affected, Agriculture Minister Gregor Zidan told the press after the cabinet session.
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