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Ontario government announces plan to reduce pesticide linked to bee deaths

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TORONTO – On Tuesday, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced that it plans on reducing a pesticide linked to widespread bee losses across the province. Over the past few years, there has been mounting evidence against the widespread use of neonicotinoids, or neonics, a pesticide used on corn, soy and other foods. READ MORE: Silence of the bees: ‘It has to stop. It just has to stop.’ The province said that it plans to work on a proposal that will reduce neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed. If the proposal is approved, the rules will take...
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