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EU Set to Ban Pesticides Blamed for Decline of Bees: Source

Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, food, garden, health, protection, pesticides )

- 1880 days ago -
The EU appears set to impose a two-year ban on the use of insecticides blamed for a sharp and worrying decline in bee populations, an EU source said Thursday.

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Debbie G (306)
Friday April 26, 2013, 8:47 pm
I so hope the ban happens and the US should follow suit, but I won't hold my breath.

James M (144)
Friday April 26, 2013, 9:51 pm
Thank you for info.

Sue M (79)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 6:47 am
good it's about time

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:17 am
thank you

Teresa W (782)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:19 am
thank you

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:39 am
This should have been done long ago! Thx Kathy.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:46 am
I hope they do implement the ban. Thanks, Kathy.

Gloria p (304)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:49 am
A worldwide ban would be better but let's take what we can get for now.

Kath P (9)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:18 am
I saw a documentary on the problems the EU is having regarding this issue. I applaud them for stepped up to protect the bees before its too late.

Kathy B (106)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:32 am
Yes Gloria a worldwide ban would indeed be better!

Please keep in mind this is only a two year ban, which isn't nearly enough, because it has built up in the soil and will take longer than to years to go away. So keep signing petitions, let's get this stuff banned permanently!

Lynn D (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:45 am
Great, hope it goes through --- wish everyone was doing this! Thanks!

S S (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:55 pm
Thank you.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:56 pm
Hopeful news, too bad that every country can't find the wisdom to enforce similar bans.

Marcel E (347)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:13 am
Thanks for the article
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