Bee and neonicotinoids

Bee-harming pesticides: strongest ever evidence on damage to bees

An independent study backed by the government has reported on the harm caused by neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) to a range of wild bee species. The study examined wild bee populations and the impact of planting neonic-treated oilseed rape crops over 17 years.

16th Aug 2016
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Take our coffee cup survey

 The response to the petition to end coffee cup waste has been huge. We are piling on the pressure for action. But we don’t want to leave it at that. I’d love to know what you think should come next … Continue reading

8th Aug 2016
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Sign up for an air monitoring kit

Air pollution is the biggest cause of early deaths in the UK after smoking. Often it’s invisible, so you aren’t even aware that you’re breathing it in.

26th May 2016
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Will you fight to keep our environment protected?

The result is in – we are leaving the EU.  This means that many of our environmental and nature protections are now at risk. Being part of the EU gave us cleaner beaches and drinking water, less air pollution and … Continue reading

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UYL – Ready for Sourdough September?

Sourdough September is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough! The Campaign is encouraging Real Bread bakers everywhere to organise their own local events and activities from 1-30 September, … Continue reading

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6th Wigan Diggers’ Festival

A FREE, FUN PACKED, OPEN AIR EVENT commemorating Gerrard Winstanley & the 17th Century Diggers’ Movement Around 4,000 people attended last year’s festival, and a great time was had by all.

 
 
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Bolton Friends of the Earth meeting

We meet on the fourth Wednesday in the month (but not December) at 8.00pm, at the Friends Meeting House,  Silverwell St,  Bolton.

 
 
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28 September
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Bolton Vegan Festival

Bolton’s first ever Vegan Fair! It’s just £1 entry to the fair, which is paid on the door. (There are no advance tickets).

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27 August
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Manchester: New Cycle Stand Opportunities for Parks and Green Spaces

Manchester City Council Parks Team want your suggestions for parks and green spaces that need cycle parking (Sheffield Stands). Deadline for suggestions is 4pm on Wednesday 7th September. See below for details Hello, We wanted to ask for your help … Continue reading



	
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Active Living Pennington park Ride

A 5mile ride round Pennington flash , great views and a great social ride Starting Point: Pennington park car park

 
 
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7 September
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Brexit: What next for bees and the fight against neonicotinoid pesticides?

Britain’s bees didn’t get to vote in the referendum and they are usually too busy to watch the news. But our ability to continue to protect them and other pollinators from bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides depends on the shape of our … Continue reading



	
Bee and neonicotinoids

UK public overwhelmingly back EU rules to protect bees and nature, YouGov survey reveals

The British public are overwhelmingly in favour of keeping or strengthening EU rules that protect our natural environment – including Britain’s under-threat bees – a new YouGov survey for Friends of the Earth published today reveals.

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