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Seeds for Bees!

10 Mar 18

Britain’s bees need our help. The wild meadows and flowers bees feed on are disappearing fast, and that means our buzzy friends could be in for a very tough spring. [1] Over the last few decades the UK has lost 97% of its wildflower meadows,...


Our bees are saved!

9 Nov 17

BREAKING: Environment Secretary Michael Gove has just announced that the UK will back a permanent ban on bee-killing pesticides. This is huge. 38 Degrees-ers like you have been pushing for this since way back in 2012. Together, we have just made sure our bees will...


38 Degrees Comment on Bees Win

9 Nov 17

The Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today announced that UK will back a total ban on bee-killing pesticides. This means neonicotinoids – toxic chemicals which have been linked to the decline in the bee population – will be permanently banned from Britain’s fields. Campaign organisation...


Bees – Michael Gove

7 Sep 17

Our bees are in danger. Huge corporations want to spread bee-killing pesticides across UK fields. Right now some of these pesticides are temporarily banned in the UK, but if we want to stand up for our buzzing friends we need to get more of these...


Email your MEP – Keep the ban on bee killing pesticides

21 Jun 17

A single British politician is trying to stop plans to ban bee-killing pesticides from our fields for good. In just 24 hours, some British MEPs – politicians on a powerful European committee – will be asked to reverse plans to permanently ban these dangerous pesticides....


Retailers – Don’t sell plants treated with bee-harming pesticides

10 May 17

Toxic pesticides are killing our bees. They’re so dangerous that they’re banned from our fields, but garden centres are still selling plants and flowers treated with them. The very flowers that bees feed on in our own back gardens. Yesterday B&Q said they’ll stop selling...