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Conference on « neonic » pesticides with two experts

Actu - Abeilles mortes

Equiterre, in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation, host a conference presenting the most important literature review on the impacts of neonicotinoïd pesticide. This literature review has been conducted by the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, an international group of 50 independent scientist who has reviewed over 1,120 studies on this kee-killing class of pesticides.

Two eminent researchers who participated in this unprecedented study, the vice-president of the Task Force and a Quebec researcher, will be presenting the highlights from an international point of view, with an overview of the research that is being conducted in Quebec.

A light snack will be served.

Speakers :

  • Jean-Marc Bonmatin, Ph. D, Research scientist at the National Center for Scientific Research of France
  • Madeleine Chagnon, PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of biological sciences at the Université du Québec à Montréal

Facilitator : Sidney Ribaux, executive director of Equiterre

  • When : Friday May 29th, 9 to 11 am.
  • Location : Centre for Sustainable Development (Jeanne-Mance room, 2nd floor), 50, Sainte-Catherine Street West, Montreal, QC, H2X 3V4

The conferences will be presented in French. The question period will be bilingual.

The conference will also be accessible via webcast on May 29th only at :

To attend in person, RSVP before Wednesday May 27th at :