Bees

EU Restrictions On 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides Enter Into Force

Neonicotinoids are a relatively new class of insecticides derived from nicotine. Due to their high neurotoxicity for insects, neonicotinoids are extremely effective in controlling certain pests. On 1 December 2013, the three neonicotinoid insecticides thiamethoxam (produced by Syngenta), imidacloprid and clothianidin (produced by Bayer), will be subject to a partial two-year ban in the European … Continue reading EU Restrictions On 3 Bee-Killing Insecticides Enter Into Force

Bees Are US: Protect Our Bees, Say No To Bayer And Syngenta

Take action to protect our bees! Wow. Bayer has just sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago -- and we can't sit back and let Big Pesticide overturn it while the … Continue reading Bees Are US: Protect Our Bees, Say No To Bayer And Syngenta