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Save Our Bees: Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act (Sign Please)


Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, neonicotinoids )

Krista Aw
- 286 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Honeybees and other pollinators are suffering serious declines. Thankfully, a bill in Congress aims to protect them from the use of harmful pesticides. Tell your representative to support the Saving America's Pollinators Act and protect our bees!



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Krista Away Slavin (228)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 4:46 pm
The Government ends pesticide in some Wildlife Refuges

Have you heard the buzz? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced plans to phase out the use of neonicotinoid insecticides in wildlife refuges in the Pacific Region, including Hawaii and other Pacific Islands, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. FWS is the first government agency to restrict neonicotinoid use in the United States.

This is a huge step in the right direction, but there’s still so much left to do! Join Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, and Pesticide Action Network North America in telling Congress to support the Saving America’s Pollinators Act, which will suspend the use of neonicotinoids until a full review of their environmental impact has been completed.
 

Slava R. (1311)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 4:50 pm
done thank u
 

Catrin NoForwardsPlease (181)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 4:59 pm
Gladly signed and noted ! We need our bees !!!!!!
 

I A (196)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 4:59 pm
Noted and Signed, Thank you my friend Krista
 

Debbie S. (33)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:00 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Krista ; )
 

GGmaS D. (174)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:05 pm
Signed from email, noted here...Thanks Krista.
 

Lauren Kozen (166)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:06 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Krista.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:11 pm
Signed and shared a long time ago.... I'll reshare !
Only 60% of signatures ... we must fight hard !!
NO BEES .. NO FOOD ... NO LIFE !!
THANK YOU, kRISTA
 

Elisabeth Jimmink (55)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:13 pm
Noted, signed and shared. Thank you Krista.
 

cathie S. (154)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:15 pm
done tyvm
 

Natasha Salgado (609)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:21 pm
Signed-thx Krista
 

Ruth Ann W. (198)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:32 pm
People need to realize, before it is too late, that bees are so much more, so very much more than bugs that make honey. Our lives depend on them and that is not hyperbole in the least. They are critical to us humans and us humans are killing them off. S&N
 

Carrie B. (306)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:42 pm
Signed, noted, and tweeted.
 

daryl bishop (314)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:43 pm
i have not seen a bee all season. all of our gardens are in trouble without them. we all complain when we get stung but hopefully most of us know how important they are
 

Stephen D. (54)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:45 pm
You Did It! signed..ty Krista
 

Annie H. (8)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:06 pm
Hi,

I signed, and have only seen two bees. Later I'm going to write an article and when its published, I'll come back and post the link. Must do some research on it before writing the article, hopeful more will check it out and sign. Without bees, flowers can't pollinate and my sunflowers done poorly this year and I use the seeds to feeds about 20 or squirrels daily and 100 or more birds on a daily basics, plus what food I buy for them to eat.
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:17 pm
Noted, signed and shared. I know the bees are in trouble, but luckily I still see them buzzing around my flowers...that is, so far.
 

Dandelion G. (385)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:38 pm
You have added your voice to Save Our Bees: Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act.
 

Stevie A. (10)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:52 pm
I watched a TED talk about bees last night. The expert, who has been studying bees for years, said that each of us can help bees rebound by PLANTING ORGANIC FLOWERS. She actually said it was two things we can all do to help - plant flowers for bees to be able to eat; don't use pesticides. So choose some packets of flower seeds to plant, share and enjoy. Bzzzzzz, bzzzz, bzz
 

Stevie A. (10)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:59 pm
The TED talk was in September 2013 and the speaker's name is Marla Spivak. Go to ted.com
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (415)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 7:22 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Krista.
 

Vicky P. (473)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 7:54 pm
noted, signed
 

B Lewenza (76)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 8:22 pm
Noted and gladly signed Thanks Krista
 

Sabine H. (167)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 8:25 pm
Thanks
 

Rani Lyons (193)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:17 pm
Signed :) thanks Krista!
 

Charlie Rush (79)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:22 pm
Is there any numbskull out there, that doesn't comprehend the significance of bees?
 

A F. (130)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:33 pm
already had signed, thanks
 

Mariann Rannenberg (165)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:45 pm
Signed!!!
 

Inge Bjorkman (161)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 10:50 pm
Signed.

Love Bees
 

Marie W. (67)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 10:51 pm
S&N
 

Ashley heffner (461)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 11:42 pm
Signed.
 

. (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 12:13 am
N & S. Thanks Krista
 

Ana MESNER (229)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 12:21 am
You have added your voice to Save Our Bees: Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act.
 

Brenda Collins (60)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 12:23 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Krista.
 

Angelika Kempter (99)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 12:26 am
Thank you Krista,noted& 100% signed
 

Marlene Puaoi (20)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 12:30 am
Thank you, Krista. Please know that recent scientific studies show a link between these pesticides and the steep decline in bird populations as well.
 

AniMae Chi (451)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 1:10 am
You have added your voice to Save Our Bees:
Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act.
30,708 supporters.

Thanx Krista
 

Barbara V. (192)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 1:33 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Tina Knight (44)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 1:58 am
Noted & signed. TY. X
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (41)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 2:33 am
Noted, signed and shared.
Thank you Krista.
 

Ed V. (191)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 2:51 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Alexandra G. (265)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 3:12 am
noted and signed, thank you Krista
 

Anne M. (175)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 3:14 am
Signed, my dear friend Krista!
 

. (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 3:38 am
signed and noted
 

Michaela Carlsson (246)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:28 am
I don't understand why the humans can't pull the brake Before there are a huge crises to deal with. Aren't we the species with the great Brains...?
Thank You Krista for use time to remind us about this again, Love You!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:32 am
signed
 

Val away R. (255)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:43 am
N & S - thanks
 

Marija Mohoric (47)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:51 am
ty for taking action
 

Neill Abayon (697)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:57 am
Noted, signed and shared.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 5:05 am
save bees
 

Fi T. (18)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 5:07 am
We're helped if we help them
 

Zoe and Art Oguyo (303)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 5:39 am
Noted and signed
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 5:45 am
Noted.
 

Allen O. (200)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 5:55 am
Signed and Noted - Thanks Krista
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 6:21 am
Signed and noted, thanks
 

Danuta Watola (1240)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 6:27 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 6:29 am
Human beings are supposedly the smartest beings in the animal kingdom but common sense is not a flower that grows in everyone's garden. More the pity because it seems some, need to have things reach dire straits before they see the writing on the wall or any flicker of enlightenment in their brains. Unless it has $ signs in front of it, then they may take note. So lets hope the government representatives who represent us in our many and various countries pull their fingers out and start taking the plight of bees, wolves, whales and all other endangered animal, reptile and bird beings seriously and do something for the planet with out some big powerful corporations flashing big bucks to pollute with gay abandon because their money is supposedly good for the economy.

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Guido S. (60)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 7:43 am
Signed !
 

Heidi Walderra (159)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 8:26 am
Signed,noted,shared on Twitter. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 8:32 am
Done!!
 

Joe R. (190)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 9:17 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Krista.
 

Aaron Bouchard (152)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 9:25 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Janis K. (117)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 9:26 am
Noted and signed Krista, thanks!
 

Barry AWAY T. (910)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 9:27 am
noted, signed & shared (FB) - thank-you so much Krista !
 

Julie F. (67)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 10:32 am
Signed! Thank you!
 

Ben Oscarsito (362)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 11:03 am
Signing,signing, signing, and signing!
http://www.ecosia.org/search?q=Save+Our+Bees+petitions
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 11:31 am
Signed. You can tell even now we need to save the bees. We've only seen a handful this year which is alarming.
 

Edo R. (71)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 4:18 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Sherry B. (63)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 9:29 pm
N&S Krista.
 

Dogan Ozkan (2)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 10:08 pm
noted and signed
 

Ondine J. (138)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 10:11 pm
Noted and signed, thanks so much Krista, so very important .
 

Fran away F. (117)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 11:28 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Krista, for posting this important petition.
 

Kevin K. (22)
Thursday July 24, 2014, 11:37 pm
Signed and noted. Copied to Facebook with personal comment added
 

Yvonne Begby (39)
Friday July 25, 2014, 12:42 am
Signed - check! :) thanks for posting this Krista! Kudos!
 

Magdalena J. (97)
Friday July 25, 2014, 12:54 am
Signed!
 

Ana Lopes (90)
Friday July 25, 2014, 3:04 am
signed
 

annette Jones (0)
Friday July 25, 2014, 3:35 am
No bees, no pollinators, no reproducing plants, no food, no us! Get it?
 

Tanya W. (55)
Friday July 25, 2014, 4:19 am
Noted and gladly signed. Love bees...
 

gabriele jefferson (149)
Friday July 25, 2014, 11:52 am
noted, signed, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx.
 

Lisa Zilli (17)
Friday July 25, 2014, 12:34 pm
Brought this up at my congressman's town hall meeting last August, will do so again if he has another town hall meeting (that I can make).
 

Theresa Robinson (70)
Friday July 25, 2014, 1:00 pm
NOTED SIGNED SHARED ON TWEETER & EMAIL. THANKS A BUNCH KRISTA! THERESA R.
 

Judy C. (102)
Friday July 25, 2014, 1:14 pm
Signed. thanks Krista, and to Debbie for passing this on. Also, thanks to Ben (see comment above) for the link to many petitions.
 

Elisa F. (237)
Friday July 25, 2014, 1:22 pm
N&S. Thanks, Krista.
 

Rhonda B. (41)
Friday July 25, 2014, 2:41 pm
S&N. Thank you, Krista.
 

kate k. (490)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 5:09 am
noted and signed thank you Krista
 

KAREN SickAgain G. (218)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 8:32 am
S&N TY Krista
 

Linda W. (173)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 8:52 am
A step in the right direction. Now for a Total ban on another killer chemical please!
Happy to sign & share ~ Thanks Krista
 

Darlene W. (287)
Monday July 28, 2014, 7:31 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Krista.
 

randy lee (17)
Monday July 28, 2014, 7:58 am
Noted and signed but not sure if it went through. will go back and make sure.
 

Sandra Ferri (205)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:48 am
S & N Thanks xoxo
 

Kevin K. (22)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:17 am
signed and copied to FB and Twitter. We have the same campaign against this destructive chemicals in the UK and other European countries as the bees are being effected everywhere. Keep spreading the word.
 

Barbara F. (57)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 12:59 pm
SIGNED & NOTED, TY ONDINE
 

Roberto M. (55)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 9:32 pm
Noted and Signed
 

sharon wardle (108)
Friday August 1, 2014, 11:58 pm
Signed shared & noted ~ Thanks
 

Angela AWAY (307)
Friday August 8, 2014, 11:34 pm
Signed & shared, thank you Krista
 

Gudrun D. (431)
Friday August 15, 2014, 1:06 pm
Signed - thanks Krista!
 

Marie-Ange Berchem (42)
Friday August 15, 2014, 3:03 pm
noted & signed!
 

Val away R. (255)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 6:26 pm
Already signed
 

Slava R. (1311)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 8:53 am
done & noted t.y
 

Miia Suuronen (35)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 10:31 am
Signed and noted.
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (310)
Monday April 6, 2015, 1:36 am
signed & noted
 
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