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Friends of the Earth Tell Congress to Stand Up for Bees Today!

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, endangered, nature, destruction, protection, world, extinction, scientists )

- 1185 days ago -
In June,50,000 bumble bees were killed in a Target parking lot after neonic pesticides were sprayed on nearby trees the largest bumble bee die-off ever recorded.Then, in July, 37 million honey bees died on a single farm in Ontario.

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Ben Oscarsito (259)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 4:06 am

Animae C. (519)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 4:22 am
Thank you for adding your voice!

Jason B. (142)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 5:25 am
Signed Thanks

Kit B. (276)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 5:47 am

Thank you for adding your voice! We're fighting to protect bees and other pollinators from toxic neonic pesticides - the most widely used pesticides in the world. We're up against powerful companies that profit from the use of these poisons. They are pulling out all the stops to prevent federal action to protect bees.

But victories have already been won in Europe and we can win here too. We just need the support of people like you.

JL A. (281)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 10:57 am
signed earlier, noted now

Frances Darcy (225)
Friday July 26, 2013, 1:01 am

Vicky P. (476)
Friday July 26, 2013, 3:32 pm
noted, signed

Vivian B. (173)
Friday July 26, 2013, 3:51 pm
It didn't take this much effort to get DDT banned! What is wrong with people? The almighty dollar is reigning supreme and we will starve, waiting for this Do-Nothing, Obstructionist government to do something.
I can remember when we used to see the mosquito-spraying trucks when I was very small. The stuff used then was a carcinogen and it was banned. What do we have to do to get this stopped?

David C. (241)
Friday July 26, 2013, 5:36 pm

Robert K. (31)
Friday July 26, 2013, 5:50 pm
No chemical of any type should be allowed to be used on any basis until exhaustive measures to ensure its' safety in every possible case, and that's the opinion of this former ChemEng major.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 2:42 am
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