This afternoon, the Government of Ontario took a bold and necessary step to protect pollinators with new regulations that reduce the use of neonicotinoids by 80 percent for corn and soybeans. Bees worldwide are dying at an alarming rate, approximately 40% of all bee colonies die annually. The U.S. has yet to regulate the use of a specific class of tree and plant sprays that have proven to kill off bee populations.

http://news.ontario.ca/ene/en/2015/06/ontario-introducing-new-rules-to-protect-pollinators.html