Can you support PAN UK’s vital work to save bees? PDF Print E-mail
Picture of beesPopulations of bees and other wild pollinators essential to our food supply have been in serious decline in recent years. The UK has already lost 3 of its 25 native bee species, and several more are under threat. There is a growing body of scientific evidence that pesticides are part of the problem. We urgently need your help to put pressure on governments and policy makers to do the right thing and save our bees. 
In April this year, following a campaign by PAN UK and other NGOs, the European Commission introduced a two year ban on three types of neonicotinoid pesticides. This is a step in the right direction, but it does not go far enough. A longer, more comprehensive ban is needed to protect our pollinators.
The pesticide industry will, over the next two years, be lobbying hard to overturn the ban so they can get back to profiting from sales of these bee-toxic chemicals. We urgently need your support to help us to speak up for bees and for the vital role they play in our environment and our food supply. 
Over the next two years, we will be working hard to: 
  • ensure the EC enforces the ban on three pesticides
  • provide evidence to the EC as it reviews other pesticides 
  • gather data on the impact on farming and on pollinators of the EC’s ban
  • promote safer alternatives to the banned pesticides
  • promote independent field research on the impact of neonicotinoids on bees and other pollinators.
PAN UK is the only UK charity focused on pesticides issues. Over the last 25 years our scientific approach has won respect and influence out of proportion to our small size. 
A little support goes a long way. Please do what you can to help us save our bees. 
You can donate online by clicking here, or by sending a cheque, made out to Pesticide Action Network UK, 
Pesticide Action Network UK 
Development House 56-64 
Leonard Street
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