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Bees Need Help in California TODAY | #SaveTheBees >> via @Earthjustice

Bees Need Help in California TODAY | #SaveTheBees >> via @Earthjustice

Time is of the essence, folks. The state of our honey bees is in danger. There’s a ghastly bill up for vote today before the California Legislature—a bill that would postpone any action by the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation to ban bee-killing pesticides until 2020. Learn how "neonics" are turning the sweet lives of bees sour. View Infographic » Not sure why this matters? I invite you to get informed by way of key feature pieces our Earthjustice team has created. The bees and our communities deserve protection. Scientists believe neonictinoid pesticides are a major reason for bee die-offs and neonics have been linked to Colony Collapse Disorder. Did you know that nearly one-third of all honey bees in our country have perished? AB 1789 would postpone any decision-making on these pesticides to 2020, putting food sources and the bee populations in grave danger as o...

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