Last year, the European Commission banned neonicotinoids, the dangerous pesticides known to damage bee populations. But now multinational pesticide company Syngenta has just asked the UK government for an exemption to the ban in the UK. They want to get neonicotinoids back on a staggering 186,000 hectares, representing almost a third of the UK’s oilseed rape crop.
Tomorrow, David Cameron and his cabinet are meeting to decide whether to give Syngenta an exemption. We need to make our voice heard and tell David Cameron to put the health of our bees and other pollinators above the profits of one company.
Sign this petition on the 38 Degrees website to tell David Cameron to save our bees.
Your support is essential – over 170,000 people have already signed the petition. Will you take action once more to save our bees?