2019 visual booklet on pollinators and pesticides: Keeping our bees safe

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According to the Global Chemicals Outlook II , While agrochemicals have helped to significantly increase food production, the use of pesticides and fertilizers has nevertheless caused widespread adverse impacts on soils, ecosystems and human health. [...]

In light of World Bee Day on 20 May 2019, the UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch has summarised key facts from the assessment report on the effect of pesticides on pollinators – predominantly on bees. The visual booklet summary was created in partnership with the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).

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