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Anthony Swart
Anthony Swart

I wonder how many people with neanderthal intellect are behind this injustice to nature.

Joe Cerasari
Joe Cerasari
  • Anthony Swart

Not as many who are against it

Anthony Swart
Anthony Swart
  • Anthony Swart

Thankyou much appreciated. Hard to understand how peaple given the power to make these decisions, end up makeing the ones that will end up with such a catastrophic outcome. wish there was more i could do to help.

Bev Hogan
Bev Hogan

We need the bees need to be protected.

Kimberley Gordon
Kimberley Gordon
  • Bev Hogan

Save the bees, mother!!!!! ;-)

Melvyn Firmager
Melvyn Firmager

Please Please everyone read this.

Many of us fought to have a ban in the Uk and Europe. We supposedly won. But the ban is a total sham.

The ‘ban’ doesn’t come into force until December. By then most if not all farmers will have purchased their chemical coated seeds for next year.

They are only banning 3 of the neonicotinoids. There are others, which will not be banned.

They are only being banned from using on pollinating plants, so will still be used on other crops, meaning that there...

Please Please everyone read this.

Many of us fought to have a ban in the Uk and Europe. We supposedly won. But the ban is a total sham.

The ‘ban’ doesn’t come into force until December. By then most if not all farmers will have purchased their chemical coated seeds for next year.

They are only banning 3 of the neonicotinoids. There are others, which will not be banned.

They are only being banned from using on pollinating plants, so will still be used on other crops, meaning that there will continue to be residues on the land. And it is not known how long residues last for.

There is no ban on all the other insecticides, which may also be having a detrimental effect on all bees and other pollinating insects.

New studies show that not only are bees are being affected, but hoverflies and lacewings too. So the notion by many folk that there are other insects, which can go on pollinating, is false.

Melvyn Firmager
Melvyn Firmager
  • Melvyn Firmager

Part two:

Melvyn Firmager
Melvyn Firmager
  • Melvyn Firmager

We have had the most amazing apple blossom this year, yet very few bees working it – one or two here and there. The same with comfrey, which would normally be humming with bumble bees. We in the Uk have had a very long winter, and still a cool spring. Indeed, the coldest spring in 50 years. This has undoubtedly has had a serious effect on bee populations of all kinds. Undoubtedly too, they have been weakened by chemicals.

Think about it seriously. Insecticides do that – kill insects! So...

We have had the most amazing apple blossom this year, yet very few bees working it – one or two here and there. The same with comfrey, which would normally be humming with bumble bees. We in the Uk have had a very long winter, and still a cool spring. Indeed, the coldest spring in 50 years. This has undoubtedly has had a serious effect on bee populations of all kinds. Undoubtedly too, they have been weakened by chemicals.

Think about it seriously. Insecticides do that – kill insects! So what can we expect – dead bees, dead hoverflies, dead lacewings….. all for the sake of money and power.

The same people are pushing to ban all seeds that are not controlled by Monsanto and the other chemical industries, so that we have to use their genetically modified seeds, which will only grow by using their chemicals.

The same people who are trying to ban the use of homeopathy, herbs and other forms of natural healing, so that we are all hooked on to their drugs.

Melvyn Firmager
Melvyn Firmager
  • Melvyn Firmager

Part three: Please, everyone wake up to what is happening. These multinational companies are after world domination and politicians are falling over backwards to oblige.

Arli Miller
Arli Miller
  • Melvyn Firmager

So true.. we are not talking politics, but life as we know it.

Deborah Harrell
Deborah Harrell
  • Melvyn Firmager

befor its too late if it already isn't!!

Pete Montgomerie
Pete Montgomerie
  • Melvyn Firmager

pitty its only us saying stop,our com sold us out years ago,id love to say enjoy the ride ,but i know we will not.

John Wilson
John Wilson
  • Melvyn Firmager

Yes It is a case of tunnel vision with some of the bureaucrats. There is no thought about the wider implications.

Melvyn Firmager
Melvyn Firmager
  • Melvyn Firmager

thank you all for your responses, i have only found them as only John's was fed back to me. I am a member of the Wedmore Green Group here in England, and we lean on our 'poly-tishons' (oh, a species of parrot!!!!!!!!). perhaps you have local pressure groups you can work with, or join to help the cause. Or even start one yourselves. Just a thought. You can look up our website and get ideas. i wish you all well. melvyn ps i will be happy to hear from you.

Victor Wong
Victor Wong

Serious and irreparable damage being done to maximize and prevent crop loss using this chemical all for the mighty dollar! We human beings are our own worst enemy!

Rexx Thomas
Rexx Thomas

Ok, maybe "You" have something more important going on, as we all do, but to "WE", "US" & "Humanity" in general, I couldn't think of what might be more important. North Korea's threats? Right or Left wing politics? This WILL affect ALL of us. I usually don't get involved in these discussions because I don't think "I" can change anyone's mind. But this is a Real Threat to EVERYONE, worldwide. Sign it & go about your day. TRY to include passing it along. TRY to include ratcheting it up a...

Ok, maybe "You" have something more important going on, as we all do, but to "WE", "US" & "Humanity" in general, I couldn't think of what might be more important. North Korea's threats? Right or Left wing politics? This WILL affect ALL of us. I usually don't get involved in these discussions because I don't think "I" can change anyone's mind. But this is a Real Threat to EVERYONE, worldwide. Sign it & go about your day. TRY to include passing it along. TRY to include ratcheting it up a notch & actually write Washington & the folks who CAN change things (even if they never DO). I know I AM! Oh, & happy Easter, y'all!

Patrick Douville
Patrick Douville

Stop le génocide de nos pollinisateurs de la flore, qui font que nous sommes encore en vie....jusqu'à quand..

Helene Flokstra
Helene Flokstra

Sign this petition People! It is very simple : If there are No Bees, we loose 75-85% of all the Food we eat in the form of Fruit and Vegetables. Lots of places on Earth amongst which a large surface of China has no bees anymore, that's why no more vegetation is growing there and the desert through wind and no rainfall is taking care of a fast area where not even the grass will grow anymore. Untill 20 years ago there were still trees, lush green meadows etc. The increase in population...

Sign this petition People! It is very simple : If there are No Bees, we loose 75-85% of all the Food we eat in the form of Fruit and Vegetables. Lots of places on Earth amongst which a large surface of China has no bees anymore, that's why no more vegetation is growing there and the desert through wind and no rainfall is taking care of a fast area where not even the grass will grow anymore. Untill 20 years ago there were still trees, lush green meadows etc. The increase in population worldwide will devesatate the Water usage in such a manner that a lot of vegetation can not be grown or will not grow itself in Nature anymore. No Water = No Vegetation = No Bees = No Pollunation = No Seeds = No Crop = NO FOOD! As a daugther of a botanic gardner and a long line of florists and growers I can see the signs clearly even in my own backyard, the parc surrounding my appartment building, plants favorable by bees are not planted anymore, so no bee populations can survive and before long all the trees, shrubs and other plants that are visited by the bees will not be pollunated and so will not blossom and/or spread in years to come.

Cheryl Wood
Cheryl Wood

Keep the bees

Lucy Ellis
Lucy Ellis

Please stop using poison of course it will devistate our wildlife. And in the end it will eliminate the human race tooif we do not stop now!

George Worley
George Worley

I am not sure that I should sign this because of the bees because according to Wikipedia.com scientists are not sure what is the cause of Bee Colony Collapse Disorder:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_collapse_disorder

If the petition was based upon just the use of the pesticide, I would sign it..

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