It’s no longer a mystery. We know what’s killing the bees. They’re being poisoned by neonicotinoid insecticides, manufactured by Bayer and Syngenta. Why do we care? Of the 100 crop species that provide 90 percent of the world's food, over 70 are pollinated by bees. No bees-no pollination-NO FOOD! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! NEED 100,000 SIGNATURES BY JULY 1st! Tell the EPA to ban the use of honeybee killing pesticides.
Many people have no clue as to how much bees are in trouble these days and how much trouble the world will be in if we kill them off.
You thought that pretty flowering plant you bought at the garden center might attract bees to your garden. But as it turns out, that lovely rose bush may actually be coated in the very type of pesticide that’s killing bees. Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s: Stop Selling Bee-Killing Garden Plants!
“The pilot study, co-authored by the Pesticide Research Institute, found that 7 of 13 samples of garden plants purchased at top retailers in Washington D.C., the San Francisco Bay Area and Minneapolis contain neurotoxic pesticides known as neonicotinoids that studies show could harm or kill bees and other pollinators."