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GOVERNMENT SCIENTISTS/DEFRA

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS PETITION TO GET THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TO BAN NERVE-AGENT PESTICIDES THAT RESEARCH PROVES IS HAVING A SEVERELY ADVERSE EFFECT ON BEE COLONIES.

Signed,

Claire Colton

This petition closed almost 3 years ago

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RESEARCH AT STIRLING UNIVERSITY AND IN FRANCE INDICATES THAT THESE PESTICIDES ARE IMPAIRING THE ABILITY OF HONEY BEES TO FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO THE NEST. FRANCE HAS BANNED THIAMETHOXAM, A...

RESEARCH AT STIRLING UNIVERSITY AND IN FRANCE INDICATES THAT THESE PESTICIDES ARE IMPAIRING THE ABILITY OF HONEY BEES TO FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO THE NEST. FRANCE HAS BANNED THIAMETHOXAM, A NERVE-AGENT PESTICIDE, FOR THIS REASON.

IN THE US, THE GOVERNMENT'S CHIEF BEE RESEARCHER HAS CONFIRMED THAT IMIDACLOPRID (BAYER) MAKES HONEY BEES SUSCEPTIBLE TO DISEASE AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BEE COLONY COLLAPSE

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