The world’s most widely used insecticide is not only devastating honeybee colonies. A groundbreaking study reveals extreme pesticide pollution is also killing dragonflies, snails, and other water-based species in mass amounts.
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The world’s most widely used pesticide has for the first time been officially labelled an unacceptable danger to bees feeding on flowering crops.
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