It's not just the bees! 'Neonic' pesticides linked to bird declines
The higher the imidacloprid concentration the more severely the bird populations dropped.
Publisher: The Ecologist
Date Written: 17/07/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16599
A study published today in Nature shows a strong correlation between concentrations of a popular neonicotinoid pesticide in water, and bird declines. Regulators are under pressure to tighten up, but the industry still claims there's 'no substantiated evidence'.