Episode 145: Neonicotinoids in The UK

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Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks, and welcome to Episode 145 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet.
In This Week's Podcast: Here in the UK the Government has approved the emergency use of Neonicotinoids sending alarm bells ringing among some beekeeping and conservation groups. It's time to open the can of worms.

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References relating to the Neonicotinoid Discussion:
https://www.nrdc.org/experts/daniel-raichel/ten-things-you-always-wanted-know-about-neonics
https://www.syngenta-us.com/thrive/research/untold-benefits.html
https://environmentalevidencejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13750-016-0072-9
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-55566438
https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2020/07/08/bees-neonicotinoids-bayer-syngenta-eu-ban-loophole/
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/09/pesticide-believed-kill-bees-authorised-use-england-eu-farmers
https://researchportal.northumbria.ac.uk/files/22065434/scy072.pdf
https://training.fws.gov/resources/course-resources/pesticides/Terrestrial%20Effects/Goulson.pdf
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55766035

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