Today’s declaration by Environment Minster Rory Stewart that the UK Government doesn’t support a renegotiation of crucial EU nature laws, has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth.
The UK Government isn’t acting quickly enough on new evidence of the threats faced by bees and other pollinators in England, the Bee Coalition warned today, the first anniversary of the UK’s National Pollinator Strategy [NPS].
Environment Secretary Liz Truss will speak at a farming debate at Conservative Party Conference tonight (Monday 5th October). But will she acknowledge the compelling evidence that neonicotinoid pesticides harm bees and support a permanent ban?
Manchester Bee Summit to encourage local councillors, businesses and housing providers to help our pollinators
School grounds and gardens proved to be the most bee-friendly habitats for spotting bees during the Great British Bee Count 2015 – highlighting their importance for Britain’s under-threat pollinators – results published today reveal.
Friends of the Earth has taken the first formal legal steps over the Government’s decision to permit the use of bee-harming pesticides in England despite a Europe-wide ban.