Today’s announcement that a banned neonicotinoid will not be used on sugar beet is good news – but does not halt the risk to wildlife in future years.
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The Wildlife Trusts explore legal challenge to Government decision to allow emergency use of neonicotinoid
Emergency authorisation was refused in 2018 – what’s changed?
The Government has bowed to pressure from the National Farmers Union and agreed to authorise the use of the highly damaging neonicotinoid thiamethoxam for the treatment of sugar beet seed in 2021…