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38 degrees campaign - Keep the ban on bee-killing pesticides

 
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luk_lak
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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2015 11:31 am    Post subject: 38 degrees campaign - Keep the ban on bee-killing pesticides Reply with quote

I don't think I need to encourage members of this forum to sigh this petition:

https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/ban-bee-killing-pesticides-for-good-937d4563-7694-41a8-a642-65e6b0e51453

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To Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ,

Please don't allow any exemptions to the European ban on bee-killing pesticides (known as neonicotinoids). Our bees are too important.


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Orvine63
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you so much for this great post. I am interested to become a pest controller but I would prefer using the natural pesticides. My uncle works in Pest control Port Macquarie company. I’ll definitely ask him regarding the ban on bee-killing pesticides.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And for UK citizens, this one which is less than 17K short of the 100K to get a debate in parliament on it. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/104796
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