Bees: Wildlife and environment groups call for neonic pesticides ban to be retained – and extended to all crops
Seventeen of the UK’s leading wildlife, conservation and environment groups are calling for the current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides to be retained – and extended to all crops – to protect Britain’s bees.
New NICE guidance on air pollution – “tinkering” not enough to deal with crisis says Friends of the Earth
In May of this year, North Yorkshire County Council approved an application to frack in Ryedale. In their planning report they stated that “the development as proposed would be undertaken within an area known to be devoid of bats.”
Commenting on government’s court defeat this morning, Craig Bennett, chief executive, Friends of the Earth, said: “Those wanting to leave the EU said consistently that British courts and British parliament should be sovereign.