Austria and Hungary advocate for food and environmental contamination instead of promoting alternatives to pesticides

Joint Press Release - PAN- Europe and Bee Life In yesterday's and today’s agricultural council, the Austrian and the Hungarian delegations will suggest to allow more pesticides in EU’s maize sector under the excuse of needing to eradicate a... Read more

Videos: ‘Pollinator-Friendly-Farming’ for Europe : a must

Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination is pleased to present three videos: “Neonicotinoid Insecticides: A Justified Ban”, “Warnings from the Field” and “A Future for both Bees and People”. This trilogy includes... Read more

Beekeepers protests in Romania against neonicotinoids and fipronil

Bucarest, 9 october 2014. Friday 9 october a delegation of beekeepers protested in front of the Agricultural Ministry in Bucharest where the conference 'Forum for the Future of Agriculture' was taking place. Romania is one of the few countries in... Read more

New worldwide scientific analysis: Systemic pesticides pose global threat to bees and biodiversity

Press Release Brussels, 24 of June 2014 For four years, 29 scientists, members of the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, have undertaken a worldwide assessment on neonicotinoids and fipronil ( The assessment pulled together 800... Read more

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: 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

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