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The United Kingdom Will Ban Pesticides Harmful To Bees

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In 2013, the European Union banned the use of neonicotinoids on flowering crops. What does this mean? To put it simply, neonicotinoids are insect-harming pesticides that scientific research has proven to be harmful to bee colonies, which are experiencing devastation around the industrialized world. 

According to The Guardian, 75 percent of bee colonies have disappeared in Germany, with researchers warning of that if we don't save the bees, we're on course for “ecological Armageddon.”