Friday, July 4, 2014

Stop Poisoning our Bees

27,000 people have put their signatures to a ban on neonics a nerve poison that kills bees. The David Suzuki Foundation action alert is found here. 

"In June, an international group of independent scientists released the results of a comprehensive analysis of 800 peer-reviewed studies on neonics — a massive, four-year undertaking. Their conclusion: “…there is clear evidence of harm sufficient to trigger regulatory action.” The assessment highlights serious risks, not only to bees, but to many other beneficial species, including butterflies, earthworms and birds"

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