Help get the Beekeeping Merit Badge Reinstated
Support Boy Scout Christopher Stowell in his quest to get the beekeeping merit badge reinstated.
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AN OPPOSITION MP has called on the Government to do more to stem the decline of bee numbers in the UK. In a letter to Defra, Martin Caton, the Labour MP for Gower, suggested that a group of systemic pesticides … Continue reading
According to a report by Mike McCarthy, environment editor of the U.K.-based Independent, the lead researcher at the USDAâ€™s very own Bee Research Laboratory completed research two years ago suggesting that even extremely low levels of exposure to neonicotinoids makes … Continue reading
Following France and Germany, last year the Italian Agriculture Ministry suspended the use of a class of pesticides, nicotine-based neonicotinoids, as a “precautionary measure.” The compelling results – restored bee populations – prompted the government to uphold the ban. Read … Continue reading