About 30% of our food depends on bees and other pollinating insects. Not acting now, in 2014, threatens to put the bees (and many beekeepers) out of business.
colony collapse disorder
Millions and millions of bees and other life-sustaining insect pollinators are being killed-off by neonicotinoid pesticides. Send a quick message today.
I want to ask you to join Sierra Club Canada in taking the next step to convince government to ban bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.
Wild and domestic bees are dying, and evidence of a link to pesticides grows stronger every day. If bees die, many food crops won't get pollinated.
Sierra Club Canada welcomes the creation of a bee mortality working group by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to investigate and recommend solutions for the extremely high mortality of bees.
The European Union banned three pesticides (Imidacloprid, Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam) to protect rapidly declining bee populations.
Sierra Club Canada is calling on the federal government to follow the lead of the European Union and take action to protect at-risk bee populations by banning three neonicotinoid pesticides.