Neonicotinoids harm Birds

“According to The Independent, researchers from the Radboud University Institute of Water and Wetland Research have shown that bird populations in the Netherlands have shrunk in areas with higher surface-water concentrations of the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid. Imidacloprid is a systemic insecticide which acts as an insect neurotoxin. It acts on the central nervous system of insects. Imidacloprid is currently the most widely used insecticide in the world

http://m.digitaljournal.com/news/environment/insecticides-harm-birds-by-devastating-their-food-chain/article/389374

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