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    Ban on pesticides urged to save Britain's bees

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    A UK parliamentary panel has told the government to stop using pesticides. The Commons Environmental Audit Committee says that the bee population in the UK is rapidly falling as a result of the dangerous chemicals. Up to two-thirds of honey bees have suffered population declines. The dramatic fall in the bee population could have far-reaching consequences. Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from London.