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Banned toxic chemicles to be used on our fields.

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In a matter of days or even hours, our Environment Minister may allow banned toxic chemicals to be used on UK fields. 1 It’s the profit hungry pesticide industry vs. our beautiful countryside.

Liz Truss, the Environment Minister, is about to decide whether to rubber stamp a request to ignore the European ban on bee-killing pesticides, and allow them on our fields this autumn. Even her own experts rejected the application, but they’ve now been gagged by the government. 2 It’s all pretty dodgy. But it’s not too late.

We need to act fast. If she sees how much public anger there’ll be if she does the bidding of the chemical industry bosses rather than protecting our environment, she’ll be forced to do the right thing. Let’s make sure Liz Truss keeps our fields free from chemicals which are blamed by scientists around the world for killing bees and birds. 3

Already over 400,000 of us have signed the emergency petition – please can you join us?

Click here to add your name: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/keep-the-ban

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Signed it !

22 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you Hywel so have I.

22 Jul, 2015

 

Me too, Derek.

22 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you Derek.

22 Jul, 2015

 

Me too. A lot of people dont know that vegetables labelled 'Organic' in supermarkets, it just means they have not been sprayed during the 3 days before they were sent to market. What was put on the land in the previous winter we just dont know. I have always thought that is where all the illness is coming from.
Grow your own, even if its must a small patch for potatoes. But remember to rotate them every year with another piece of the garden to prevent Blight.

23 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you Dianebully yes you are so right.

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.toxicsaction.org/problems-and-solutions/pesticides&ved=0CCQQFjABahUKEwj2x9v93PDGAhUBPhQKHS4WCds&usg=AFQjCNFowDCu2kE4P-5Xx-HJBYWPCSeYvg&sig2=uocKmhS9lTMq-ck_hwTYHQ

It states on this link some cause cancer the hormone is also found in breast cancer on another link we are also breathing it in .

23 Jul, 2015

 

Signed it. It's the least I can do. (Apart from filling my garden with bee friendly plants)

23 Jul, 2015

 

I shall be signing this.

23 Jul, 2015

 

Signed and shared on my Facebook!

23 Jul, 2015

 

Hello -Thrupennybit - thankyou for the link I have just added my name to the list - I so love to watch the bees in my garden - but not many butterflies in my garden this year as yet - have a good day - Jane

23 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you Amsterdam yes I have a lavender hedge which at present is full of bees.

23 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you so much Paul lets hope we gets loads from face book.

23 Jul, 2015

 

Thank you Janelloyd only one or two Butterflies have visited my garden I m awaiting my butterfly box to be visited also awaiting for the butterfly bushes just coming into flower they normally attracts them.

23 Jul, 2015

 

I signed before 3d, only problem is they now bombard my e-mail box constantly wanting donations all the time....
Of course I want the ban to stay though as I too want the bees and butterflies to survive, also sent a text for my Seeds to attract all the insects so I guess I'm gonna get hassled through my mobile as well now....

24 Jul, 2015

 

I also have signed this. In the Sixties I read Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring" and it frightened me then.

Don't these Environment Ministers have any common sense. Can they read?

Without bees there would be even more world-wide famines.

24 Jul, 2015

 

Yes Lincslass they have done the same to me in the past I ve been bombarded after signing this too but I just ignore and delete if I could afford it I would if knowing who is truely behind 38dergrees as I ve known in the past its always a political party behind them but like you I dont want these chemicles here either its like being in between the devil and the deep blue sea.

25 Jul, 2015

 

Yes it makes me wonder if they are even fit for their jobs Eirlys thank you Eirlys

25 Jul, 2015

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