Politics for people…and for bees, not for profit

Just before the EU elections between 22nd and 25th of May 2014, ALTER-EU (The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation) has launched the campaign "Politics for people, not for profit" (1). The campaign aims to check the commitment... Read more

Supporting Bees is supporting Life : share your Bee Life Photo

Why do you want to protect bees? Why do you work for/with bees? Which future do you dream for bees…and for us? Share your message and send us your photo to: beelifephoto@gmail.com Read more

Beekeepers, environmental NGOs and civil right groups demand that Syngenta, Bayer and BASF stop killing bees

Brussels/Zurich, April 29, 2014 - A Europe-wide Alliance to Save the Bees and Agriculture today made themselves heard at the annual general meetings (AGMs) of Syngenta and Bayer to demand the agrochemical companies acknowledge their role in global... Read more

European Commission taking the lead to protect bees

Press Release, 08.04.2014 - The Bee Health conference, organised by the Commission on 7 April 2014 (1) (1a) brought together a huge number of people in Brussels interested in bee health. The stakeholders, beekeepers, farmers, scientists,... Read more

Bees on the spotlight in Brussels: Feverish start to April with debate controlled by agro-chemical industry interests

Press Release, Brussels, 31 March 2014 - The first week of April 2014, Brussels hosts a series of conferences dealing with bees and pollination. One of these, the Bee Week will take place for the third consecutive year at the European Parliament... Read more

Supporting winegrowers that refuse to treat their vineyards with insecticides

Flavescence dorée is a vine disease transmitted by an insect vector: the leafhopper. In order to eradicate this disease, the region of Bourgogne in France obliges its winegrowers to treat their vineyards with insecticides since 2013. As a result,... Read more

Ask your minister to save Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) from pesticides!

EFAs, the core of the Common Agricultural Policies (CAP) "Greening" are under threat! As the European Commission is writing into law the CAP’s final texts, several exemptions and loopholes have surfaced. One loophole would permit the use of... Read more

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