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The group of chemical insecticides known as neonicotinoids have been identified as presenting a serious risk to bee populations, leading to bans on their use. But at least one may be unfairly named among the offenders when it comes to risks to bumblebees, according to new research led by the University of Dundee. The new study found that one of the neonicotinoid insecticides – clothianidin – did not show the same d...
In response to an invitation to mark Earth Day (22 April), Prof. Colin Reid has provided a blog for the Oxford University Press website: http://blog.oup.com/2016/04/conservation-biodiversity-environmental-law/. The blog, headlined “The conservation of biodiversity: thinking afresh”, considers how a recasting of existing nature conservation laws might be required to cope with the increasingly dynamic phy...
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