Hounslow and Brentford Friends of the Earth Bee Walk

Why is Friends of the Earth campaigning on bees?

Because bees are in trouble

Bee numbers in Britain have fallen dramatically in recent years. Three bumblebee species are already extinct.

Many factors are causingĀ bees’ decline – from habitat loss, to disease, to climate change. There is also growing evidence that some pesticides harm bees.

Because we need bees

Bees areĀ essential to our food supply, economy and quality of life: Continue reading