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EPA Cancels Pesticide Registrations to Save the Bees

In a rare move, the EPA issued product cancellation orders for certain pesticides effective May 20, 2019. The pesticides contain neonicotinoids that, despite their widespread use have become controversial when laboratory studies reported a link between neonicotinoids and declining bee populations, although a link has not been replicated in field studies. Neonicotinoids are compounds in insecticides chemically related to nicotine. The name literally means “new nicotine-like insecticides.” Neonico...
Tags: Law, Obama, White House, Eu, Environmental, Canada, Epa, South, Bayer, Trump, Pesticide, Federal, Neonicotinoids, Stuart Kaplow, Montgomery County Maryland, Codes and Regulations


What happens to our online identities when we die?

By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into the issueAndrew Scott Q&A: ‘I never get angrier than with passwords or apps’Esther Earl never meant to tweet after she died. On 25 August 2010, the 16-year-old internet vlogger died after a four-year battle with thyroid cancer. In her early teens, Esther had gained a loyal following online, where she posted about her love of Harry Potter, and her illn...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Family, Technology, Television, Money, Media, Privacy, Drama, Law, Internet, Massachusetts, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Blogging



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