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Pesticides linked to bird declines

Decreases in bird numbers are most rapid in areas that are most heavily polluted with neonicotinoids, suggesting that the environmental damage inflicted by these insecticides may be much broader than previously thought. See Letter p.341

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Figure 1: The environmental fate of neonicotinoids.


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Goulson, D. Pesticides linked to bird declines. Nature 511, 295–296 (2014).

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