Four EU countries have begun banning bee killing poisons, and some bee populations are already recovering. Days ago the official European food safety watchdog stated for the first time that certain pesticides are fatally harming bees.
Now legal experts and European politicians are calling for an immediate ban. But, Bayer and other giant pesticide producers are lobbying hard to keep them on the market. If we build a huge swarm of public outrage now, we can push the European Commission to put our health and our environment before the profit of a few.
Do you think these petitions are a bunch of bull? According to Avaaz, your voices do count! Last year, their 1.2 million strong petition forced U.S. authorities to open a formal consultation on pesticides — now if they reach 2 million, they can persuade the EU to get rid of these crazy poisons and pave the way for a ban worldwide.
Sign the urgent petition and share this with everyone — Avaaz will deliver the message ahead of this week’s key meeting in Brussels.
The petition surpassed its signatures target first 2 million and now the target is 2,500,000. They are very close. If you believe in the cause, please consider passing it on.
Avaaz is a global web movement to bring people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere.
Maybe we can get Avaaz to ban pet food from China next?