Friends of the Earth Hosts Awesome UK Bee Expert Dave Goulson in Toronto

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Friends of the Earth Canada hosted Professor Dave Goulson in Toronto, Ontario, November 12-14. We asked Professor Goulson to share his insights with beekeepers, farmers, scientists and government officials on the challenge of saving bees and wild pollinators. What, we wonder, can Canadians learn from the European Union experience in banning neonicotinoid pesticides.

Watch the video of Dave Goulson, discussing how he first become involved in bees and neonicotinoids.

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Professor Goulson is Professor of Biology at Sussex University in the UK. He specializes in bumblebee ecology and conservation.  He is the founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.  He has published over 200 scientific articles on the ecology of bees and other insects and most recently was short listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize for his popular book, A Sting in the Tale (2013, Jonathan Cape) a popular science book about bumblebees.

 

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