Four beekeepers just scored a major victory in a landmark lawsuit against the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency. A federal judge just ruled that EPA approval of neonic pesticides violated laws protecting wildlife, namely bees.
Meanwhile, a scathing new UN report called the idea that we need neonics to feed ourselves a “myth” perpetuated by “unethical” corporations like Bayer and Syngenta that have millions in profits riding on continued reliance on bee-killing pesticides.
It’s becoming more and more clear that neonics are unnecessary and, what’s more, they pose an unacceptable risk to pollinators. Now, it’s time for governments around the world to listen to the science and ban bee-killing pesticides once and for all.
Let’s use this momentum to call on government leaders around the world…