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New high flying bird course introduced
New high flying bird course introduced
A new, one-day advanced bird course aimed at tackling the more complex bird challenges has been launched by Network Bird Control.
The European Parliament votes to tighten rules on pesticide use
The European Parliament votes to tighten rules on pesticide use
In Strasbourg on 13 January 2009, members of the European Parliament voted in favour of proposed legislation to restrict the use of agricultural pesticides.
Pest Control Portal gets a make-over
Pest Control Portal gets a make-over
The popular Pest Control Portal website has been redesigned.
Disposal scheme for out-of-date pesticide products launched
Disposal scheme for out-of-date pesticide products launched
A three month long scheme to facilitate the legal disposal of pesticide products which no longer hold a current product registration has just been introduced.
The Campaign Against Illegal Poisoning re-launched
The Campaign Against Illegal Poisoning re-launched
A new look, a new focus and a new website all feature in the re-launch of the Campaign Against Illegal Poisoning (CAIP).
Sorex acquisition finalised
Sorex acquisition finalised
BASF announced on 22 December 2008 that it had concluded the acquisition of Sorex Holdings Ltd.
What a reception
What a reception
We’ve been bowled over by your enthusiastic response to the first Pest+ e-news. Thank you for all your positive comments and encouragement.
Bed bug corridors in London revealed?
Bed bug corridors in London revealed?
At a recent seminar in London, the theory of bed bug ‘corridors of infestation’ was proposed based on data collected from the pest control units of the London Councils. Immediate action was requested to prevent the situation returning to the epidemic levels experienced of the 1930s.


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