I’m doing a persuasive speech and this would really help me out.
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I actually had to tell myself to stop doing finger guns in the mirror this morning, because that is how awesome I feel.
BREAKING NEWS: The City of Eugene, Oregon, became the first community in the nation to specifically ban from city property the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, scientifically linked to the decline of honey bee colonies. The passage of the resolution came just one week after the Oregon state legislature passed a pollinator protection bill that removed language requiring the restriction of neonicotinoid pesticides, and includes instead a weaker requirement to set up a task force that will examine the possibility of future restrictions. In addition to neonicotinoid restrictions, the City’s resolution also expands Eugene’s pesticide-free parks program and now requires all departments to adopt integrated pest management (IPM) standards…
THEN TAKE THESE ACTIONS TO HELP THE BEES:
Tell Home Depot and Lowes’ CEOs to stop selling plants pre-treated with bee-killing neonic pesticides: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/home-depot-and-lowes
IN THE USA, Ask your Congressional Representatives to support H.R. 2692 to ban neonics: http://bit.ly/PollinatorBill
Tell the EPA to ban neonics: www.foe.org/epa-bees
IN CANADA, sign this petition to ban neonics: http://elizabethmaymp.ca/get-involved/ban-neonicotinoids/