15 Mar '13, 4pm

#KeepBritainbuzzing Get your free seeds from @SoilAssociation and make sure your garden’s a #bee haven

Friday 15 March, 2013 was a terrible day for bees as the EU failed to ban three neonicotinoid pesticides. Decision-makers failed to recognise the weight of evidence against bee-damaging, neonicotinoid pesticides. However the process doesn’t end here and the European Commission may still be able to enforce a ban. We will continue our Keep Britain Buzzing campaign and work hard to get decision-makers to catch up with the science. There are plenty of things you can do at home too to protect and strengthen bee populations, starting with registering for your free seeds below. Keep Britain Buzzing We want all neonicotinoid pesticides, widely used in agriculture and domestic gardens to be banned We want to promote bee-friendly organic farming and show that everyone can make a difference by simply changing their shopping habits. We want to help bee populations recover by ensuring ...

Full article: http://www.soilassociation.org/supportus/keepbritainbuzzing

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