Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Save the Bees! - Tell the EPA to Ban Clothianidin

Click here to sign a petition to tell the EPA to ban the pesticide, Clothianidin.

In the next week, the EPA is expected to issue a decision on the pesticide Clothianidin - which scientists believe is a major factor in the alarming decline in U.S honey bee populations, known as Colony Collapse Disorder.

Since 2006, one third of U.S honey bee populations have been dying off. One third. Every year. That's a terrible rate of species destruction on its own, but it's also a serious threat to our food supply. Honey bees play a crucial role by pollinating 71 of the 100 most common crops, which account for 90% of the world's food supply.


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