Universal Spiritual Awakening

Universal Spiritual Awakening
"Some of us ultimately see the world with open eyes. We recognize that the state is a Criminal Enterprise, shedding the illusion of its legitimacy" D.Shellenberger

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Eugene, Oregon Takes Action to Save the Bees

The City of Eugene, Oregon, became the first community in the nation to specifically ban from city property the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, scientifically linked to the decline of honey bee colonies. The passage of the resolution came just one week after the Oregon state legislature passed a pollinator protection bill that removed language requiring the restriction of neonicotinoid pesticides, and includes instead a weaker requirement to set up a task force that will examine the possibility of future restrictions. In addition to neonicotinoid restrictions, the City’s resolution also expands Eugene’s pesticide-free parks program and now requires all departments to adopt integrated pest management (IPM) standards...

READ MORE: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=12881

THEN TAKE THESE ACTIONS TO HELP THE BEES:

Tell Home Depot and Lowes' CEOs to stop selling plants pre-treated with bee-killing neonic pesticides: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/home-depot-and-lowes

IN THE USA, Ask your Congressional Representatives to support H.R. 2692 to ban neonics: http://bit.ly/PollinatorBill

Tell the EPA to ban neonics: www.foe.org/epa-bees


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