A restatement of recent advances in the natural science evidence base concerning neonicotinoid insecticides and insect pollinators.
Godfray HCJ., Blacquière T., Field LM., Hails RS., Potts SG., Raine NE., Vanbergen AJ., McLean AR.
A summary is provided of recent advances in the natural science evidence base concerning the effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on insect pollinators in a format (a 'restatement') intended to be accessible to informed but not expert policymakers and stakeholders. Important new studies have been published since our recent review of this field (Godfray et al. 2014 Proc. R. Soc. B 281, 20140558. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.0558)) and the subject continues to be an area of very active research and high policy relevance.