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36,000 Quebecers call on the quebec government to ban neonicotinoid pesticides now Montreal, June 17, 2015 – Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation today presented the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change with letters from 36,000 Quebecers calling on him to ban the sale and use of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics).
Communiqué - 17 June 2015 - Tag : bees, Food, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
Équiterre would like to set a challenge. Help us reach our goal of 35,000 signatures for the call for action It’s time to ban bee-killing pesticides! by the end of June! The signatures—24,000 so far—will then be sent to the Quebec Department of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change.
Actualité - 14 May 2015 - Tag : bees, Ecological horticulture, Participate, Pesticides
Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with New York artist Zina Saunders, would like to present Life Without Bees. This short film shows the importance of bees in food production and the negative impact of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) on the health of these important pollinators. It also urges you to act by signing the call for action It’s...
Actualité - 31 March 2015 - Tag : Action, bees, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides, Public Intervention
Under pressure to restrict the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, the Quebec government is developing initiatives to stop the decline of bees and other pollinators, according to weekly agricultural newspaper La Terre de chez nous. The Ministry of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change is to revise pesticide requirements and set further...