The European Commission to Implement Two Year Ban on Neonicotinoids
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Dame Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett CBE lead March of the Beekeepers to Downing Street to deliver petition and letter demanding a ban on neonicotinoids.
On the day of the Brussels Seafood Exposition, EJF has launched its new briefing, Bringing Fishing Vessels out of the Shadows, calling on the EU to demonstrate strong political leadership to support the establishment of a Global Record of fishing vessels.
Waitrose released a statement from their press centre today announcing they are asking suppliers of fruit, vegetables and flowersto avoid the use of three formulations of neonicotinoid based pesticides on crops destined for the supermarket.
A number of high profile supporters have backed EJF and PAN UK's 'Save the Bees' campaign by signing our Call-to-Action. This calls upon the Government to establish a UK-wide 'Pollinator Action Plan'. Add your voice to theirs to ensure the Government takes action before it is too late.
EJF and PAN UK applaud today’s report by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee which calls for the UK Government to implement a moratorium on the use of certain neonicotinoid pesticides on crops attractive to bees, and to support such a proposal in the EU.
EJF and PAN UK's joint campaign to protect the UK's bees got off to a flying start with a well-attended event at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 21st March 2013, hosted by Sir Bob Russell MP.
Tomorrow the European Union will vote on whether to ban the deadly neonicotinoid pesticides which scientists widely agree are contributing to the decline in bee populations.
EJF joins a collection of environmental groups calling on Defra Secretary Owen Paterson to support the European Commission’s proposed restrictions on neonicotinoid use in a Standing Committee vote to be held in early March.
EJF strongly supports the bipartisan bill to end pirate fishing introduced to the US Congress by Senators Rockefeller (D-WV), Murkowski (R-AK), Schatz (D-HI), Cantwell (D-WA) and others.