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Save our Bees and our Food!

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Save our Bees and our Food!

To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

Petition Statement

Dear Elected Official:

I am writing you today because I am deeply concerned that the Environmental Protection Agency has cavalierly approved a pesticide called sulfoxaflor which is toxic to bees.

We know how fragile our bee population is at present, and from what I've learned, we seem to be at a point of crisis in this matter. Bees are responsible for pollinating 70% of the world's crops. This pesticide assault is not merely against bees, but ultimately against humans.

It's simple: if our crops do not get pollinated, humans will not survive.

This pure and utter disregard on the part of the EPA to uphold its oath will not stand. We need a conscionable and vigilant organization to stand in defense of environmental interests. We need that to be the EPA.

Please fight for what is right, and oppose those who choose to harm the bees, humans, and our environment as well as those who do not work to preserve the very things for which the EPA was, indeed, created.

I thank you for your thoughtful consideration.
There are currently 565 signatures. NEW goal - We need 750 signatures!

Petition Background

Bees polinate 70% of our food source and Bee populations are in a critical state right now. The EPA has recently APPROVED use of a pesticide called Sulfoxaflor; "The agency finds this decision to be in the public interest because...this pesticide ...kill[s] a broad spectrum of piercing/sucking insects, including species that are difficult to control...[and have] developed resistance to alternative registered pesticide." Including Bees.
Update: What are your food options if there are no Bees?
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/this-is-what-your-grocery-store-looks-like-without-bees-211164141.html

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