Paul de Zylva, senior nature campaigner at Friends of the Earth, has said today's moves to introduce an EU ban on the use of pesticides scientifically linked to bee deaths is "great".
"It will give bees breathing space from years of being dosed up with these chemicals, which haven't been tested properly, particularly on wild bees".
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