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Campaign targets Bayer on mass bee die-offs via @mongabay

Campaign targets Bayer on mass bee die-offs via @mongabay

Campaign targets Bayer on mass bee die-offs mongabay.com April 06, 2012 A campaign launched on Change.org is calling on the EPA to ban chemicals known as neoniconitoids after two prominent studes linked the pesticide to mass Colony Collapse Disorder among bees. The petition drive, which already has 118,000 signatures, was launched this week by Susan Mariner, a backyard gardener from Virginia. “This new study is even more evidence the Environmental Protection Agency needs to take Bayer's neoniconitoids off the market,” Mariner said. “We have more than enough information to act, and more than 100,000 people across the country are looking to the EPA to keep our bees, and the crops they pollinate, safe. At this point, there is no excuse for inaction." Bee populations have been dying mysteriously throughout North America and Europe since 2006, but the cause behind the decline, ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0406-bayer_campaign_changeo...

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