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Please read this and sign it.......

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~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 1 Apr 2013 12:21

....and help save our BEE's....

https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/ban-the-pesticides-that-are-harming-our-bees#petition

the link will take you to 38degrees.org and you can then sign the petition:))

jude:) x

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Apr 2013 12:27

Have already done so Jude and received a response from my MP enclosing a response from DEFRA re ongoing research. :-)

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 1 Apr 2013 12:43

Yehh good one:)

l don't think people realise how important our bee's are.
We have a lovely shop in town now all about Bee's. Bill Turnball opened it last year, bless him:)

jude :-)

GinaS

GinaS Report 1 Apr 2013 12:59

Have signed already

lilybids

lilybids Report 1 Apr 2013 13:00

Have signed

Lily :-)

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 1 Apr 2013 13:06

Signed :-)

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 1 Apr 2013 13:14

Yehhh:)

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 5 Apr 2013 11:37

Update re the BEE'S....good news but we still need to get Owen Paterson to understand the dangers and complications etc of his actions if he does'nt listen!!!!


Dear Jude,

Breaking news! This morning, an important parliamentary committee said the pesticides that are being blamed for killing our bees should stop being used. [1] They agree with scientists and other governments across Europe that these pesticides are a danger to bees.

But Owen Paterson, the environment minister, is refusing to listen to the mounting scientific evidence. In just a few weeks he will vote on whether these pesticides should be taken out of use across Europe. Last time he refused to vote in favour. This time let’s make sure he votes to protects our bees.

The petition to protect our bees is growing fast, more than 100,000 of us, including you, have now signed it. If we can grow the petition even larger, we can send a message that he’s not only going against science, but he’s going against public opinion too.

Please can you forward this email to your friends and ask them to sign the petition too? They can sign the petition here:
https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/save-our-bees

Bees pollinate apples, cucumbers, strawberries, tomatoes, cauliflower, onions, cabbage, broccoli, carrots and many many more of our fruit and veg. [2] France and Italy have already taken steps to ban these pesticides but our minister is putting his head in the sand.

With this new report, Owen’s refusal to act looks even more ridiculous. Even his fellow MPs are saying these pesticides should stop being used. He talks a lot about protecting our bees, but his actions seem to do nothing but protect the pesticide industry’s profits.

If we can get the petition to over 150,000 we’ve got something rather special planned. We’ll build a mock-up ‘mountain of evidence’ and wheel it right to his doorstep so that he can’t ignore it.

38 Degrees members have a great record on protecting wildlife and the environment. We joined together in our thousands and helped stop the government selling off our forests. We’ve pressured the government to postpone the badger cull. Recently we’ve even helped stop the Lake District being turned into a nuclear waste dump. [3]


Jude :))

Jeniwren

Jeniwren Report 5 Apr 2013 11:47

Just signed Jude.
Jean xx

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 5 Apr 2013 12:32

Have already done so.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 5 Apr 2013 13:03

Item just coming up on BBC news!

jdubz

jdubz Report 5 Apr 2013 19:40

have also signed

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Apr 2013 20:24

done :-D :-D :-D

Barbra

Barbra Report 5 Apr 2013 21:58

Me to x :-D Barbra