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Bee Die Off

Bee Deviled: Scientists No Longer Bumbling Over Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

If you're not a huge fan of the bee, why should their rapidly reducing population matter to you? Well, if you like to eat food, you should be concerned. Besides gathering nectar to produce honey, bees pollinate agricultural crops, home gardens, orchards and wildlife habitat.


AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 03.05.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California scientists say they have found a possible explanation for a honey bee die-off that has decimated hives aro...

Bees Thrive In Chicago Hives

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Among the wildflowers and native grasses in the garden atop Chicago's City Hall stand two beehives where more than 100,000 bees come a...

Proposal To Tax Beekeepers Stirs Up Swarm

AP | By GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

FRESNO, Calif. -- A California proposal to tax beekeepers to pay for research on bees' health has stirred up a swarm, even though all agree more study...

Bee Pollen And Hives Laden With Pesticides, Study Shows

AP | GARANCE BURKE and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MERCED, Calif. — The mysterious 4-year-old crisis of disappearing honeybees is deepening. A quick federal survey indicates a heavy bee die-off t...