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Bee Decline

Our Chemicals Are Killing Honey Bees' Sex Lives

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Green

If there’s a species that doesn’t need an unintentional dose of birth control, it’s the honey bee. A new study, however, suggests two common neo...

'Grand Beedapest Hotel' Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 07.21.2016 | Taste

Beekeepers are reporting an alarming decline in their honey bee populations. The situation seems especially serious given that bees pollinate 75 perce...

The Latest Report On Bees Is A Total Buzzkill

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green

Bees, the earth's most important pollinators, took another devastating hit last year, despite increased efforts to reverse the decline. U.S beekeepers...

Protect Our Bees... or Buy a Lot of Q-Tips!

Steve Peterson | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Steve Peterson

Either we do more to protect our bees, or we'll need to buy a LOT of Q-Tips... Our bee population here in the United States is under threat, and has ...

This Is What Dessert Would Look Like Without Bees

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green

Slide the bar over the image above to reveal what the dessert counter would look like without pollinators. Bad news for those with a sweet tooth: the ...

Major Pest Control Company Announces Huge Change To Protect Bees

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business

In an effort to better protect the planet's most important pollinators, pest control company Ortho says it will remove from its products a class of ch...

Photos Capture The Startling Effect Of Shrinking Bee Populations

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.07.2016 | Green

In parts of rural China, humans are doing the work bees once did. Striking new photos show farm workers in Hanyuan county, in China's Sichuan provinc...

Honey Nut Cheerios' Mascot Is Missing, For A Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.15.2016 | Taste

With a smartly redesigned cereal box, Honey Nut Cheerios in Canada is calling attention to the massive decline of the bee population. The brand has re...

Poisoned Bees Reportedly Carry A Lethal Cocktail Of Different Pesticides

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science

As bee colonies continue to collapse worldwide, a team of European researchers has found that poisoned bees carry a lethal cocktail of dozens of diffe...

What You Should Know About The Wild Bee's Disturbing Decline

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.23.2015 | Science

We owe a lot to wild bees. The buzzing insects are crucial pollinators for many agricultural crops, from pumpkins and squashes to peaches and apples. ...

Wild Bee Population In Dramatic Decline In Areas That Need Bees Most

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green

Wild bees, crucial pollinators for many crops, are on the decline in some of the main agricultural regions of the United States, according to scientis...

Here's Why Scientists Are Giving Honeybees Tiny 'Backpacks'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.28.2015 | Science

These tiny "backpacks" aren't your typical fashion accessory. An international research team, leading the Global Initiative for Honeybee Health, is a...

'Cigarettes For Bees' May Be Responsible For The Insect's Decline

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green

Bees may be getting buzzed on a harmful insecticide contributing to their massive decline, researchers reported Wednesday. Two studies released by ...

Lowe's To Stop Selling Pesticide That May Harm Bees

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc will stop selling a type of pesticide suspected of causing a decline in honeybee populations...

LOOK: This Is Your Supermarket Without Bees

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green

Hoping to pick up some chocolate, apples, lemons or watermelon during your next outing to the supermarket? What about an iced coffee with a splash of ...

PHOTO: This Is Your Supermarket Without Bees

Posted 06.15.2013 | Green

Have apples, carrots, lemons or watermelon on your grocery list? Bad news -- without bees, these foods could be much harder to find in the produce sec...

U.S. Bumble Bees In Sharp Decline, Joining Trend Of Disappearing Species

The Huffington Post | Travis Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

North American bees are disappearing at a rapid rate, signaling a dire threat to the production of countless food sources. The Guardian reports that ...

New Breed Of 'Grooming' Honeybees Could Save Species

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A British beekeeper has been working on creating a new strain of honeybee resistant to the varroa mite, a prime suspect in colony collapse disorder (C...