by Megan Bentall Apr 28th, 2017
Breaking: Bee-killing pesticides will be kept off our fields this summer! Environment Minister Andrea Leadsom has listened to thousands of us and decided to keep the ban on these dangerous chemicals. It’s an unbee-lievable victory for our bees.
And it’s thanks to hundreds of thousands of us standing up for bees. Because bees might not have a voice, but we certainly do.
That’s the beauty of the power we all have as 38 Degrees members. By ourselves it may seem impossible to stop big chemical companies and their lobbyists who want to put these bee-killing chemicals back on UK fields. But when we come together to take little actions – it all adds up.
Here’s everything we’ve already done together to save our bees this Spring:
The fight isn’t over – as we leave the EU the government could decide to scrap the ban on bee-killing pesticides completely, putting our busy friends in danger all over again. But for right now let’s just celebrate this amazing victory before gearing up for the next big fight.