Persistence of neonicotinoids and widespread contamination

 

The PAN UK factsheets look at key issues regarding pesticides and bee and pollinator species. They have covered topics such as the overuse of herbicides and the resulting loss of habitat for pollinators, alternatives to pesticides that farmers and others can use, contrasting policies in UK with other EU countries as well as the much debated issue of neonicotinoid insecticides and pollinator exposure via treated seed.