The man's family had started making funeral arrangements when he awoke
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Wednesday 21 November 2012
More than thirty separate scientific studies in the last three years have shown adverse effects on insects such as bees from neonicotinoids, the controversial nerve-agent pesticides, MPs have been told.
Friday 26 October 2012
Monday 22 October 2012
The combination of two pesticides commonly used on UK fields can have damaging effects on the behaviour of bumblebees and cause their colonies to collapse, new research by British scientists has found.
Monday 22 October 2012
Government study suggests long-term exposure to chemicals can destroy colonies
Saturday 20 October 2012
A man has died after taking a performance-enhancing drug used by bodybuilders to help burn off fat, according to police.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Public opinion appears to be shifting in favour of the development of genetically-modified crops, according to a ComRes survey for The Independent.
Friday 15 June 2012
Fifty years ago today, on 16 June 1962, The New Yorker magazine began a serialisation of Silent Spring, and the modern environmental movement began.
Thursday 07 June 2012
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.
Friday 25 May 2012
Three senior scientists made impassioned appeals yesterday to anti-GM campaigners not to destroy a field trial of GM wheat that is the culmination of several years' work.
Monday 21 May 2012
A 50-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage after an incident at a research centre where a trial of GM wheat is taking place.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Native black honeybees are doing better across the UK than previously thought, according to a study which raises hopes they could help boost the insect's fortunes.
Friday 06 April 2012
US study says nerve agent causes Colony Collapse Disorder
Monday 02 April 2012
End the denial over bee poisoning
Friday 30 March 2012
Worldwide declines in bee colonies, threatening much of global agriculture, may be caused by a new generation of nerve-agent pesticides, two new studies strongly suggest.
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