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German cockroaches evolved to avoid glucose-based baits in household bug killers
EU action on bees comes on top of huge losses and the coldest March for 50 years
Peregrine Falcons are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act and the company can not legally access the mast until any chicks had fledged
Horatio Clare asks why the Government won't ban the worst pesticides
Extraordinary steps were taken by the British Government last night to head off a proposed EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been widely blamed for bee deaths around the world.
Failed vote means substances can continue to be used despite campaigners’ concerns
Men who watch more than 20 hours of television a week risk halving their sperm count, researchers warn.
Public opinion appears to be shifting in favour of the development of genetically-modified crops, according to a ComRes survey for The Independent.
The Government has been accused of failing to act on increasing evidence of the environmental damage done by "nerve-agent" pesticides, after France banned a pesticide product still widely in use by British farmers on their crops.
Two studies confirm dangers of 'nerve agents' used on one-third of all British cropland
Campaigners call for review of herbicide use in Europe following landmark ruling
Once the rivers were cleaned up, fish returned to once-polluted waters and otters began to spread back eastwards from their strongholds in Devon and Wales
They're back – and this time we haven't got the balls to stop them. Francesca Infante reports