Berkeley Blog: Europe banning bee-harmful pesticides

On December 1, Europe began a two-year ban on selected pesticides predicted to be harmful to honeybees and other pollinators. Claire Kremen, a co-director of the Berkeley Food Institute lends her support to this initiative, suggesting that the United States join the ban in a recent entry of the UC Berkeley blog. As pollinators are vital to our nation’s food supply and the agricultural economy of California, Claire believes that the United States should establish itself as a world leader in championing sustainable alternatives to harmful pesticides. 

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