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Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

Slovenia Puts a Bee in the U.N.'s Bonnet to Take Kranjichi Culture Global

Meg Pier | Posted 05.20.2016 | Science
Meg Pier

On a bright spring morning, I set off from the idyllic lakeside resort town of Bled to meet one of Slovenia's 10,000 beekeepers and see for myself why the country has such widespread affection and respect for the Carniolan honeybee.

World Bee Day: To Be(e) or Not to Be(e) -- The Case for Proclaiming 20th May as World Bee Day

Dejan Židan | Posted 05.20.2016 | World
Dejan Židan

"To bee or not to bee" captures the importance of bees as pollinators for biodiversity and food security; it also underlines the growing recognition of urgency required to address challenges brought about by the decline in world bee population.

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...

Meet The Bee Keepers

Eileen Gordon Chiarello | Posted 02.11.2016 | Taste
Eileen Gordon Chiarello

For the respect inherent in their work, the dedication to preserving and rebuilding resilient local communities, and their open willingness to teach others and spread their craft, these beekeepers are truly the bee's knees.

Jewish Beekeepers Sweeten Rosh Hashanah, New Year Holiday

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.13.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Sabrina Malach acknowledges that she once felt some “Jewish guilt” about her honeybees. “Are we stealing from them?” she had asked herse...

Prison Teaches Beekeeping To Inmates And It’s All The Buzz

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.31.2015 | Good News

Insects are helping Washington inmates make a big impact on the planet and their future. Cedar Creek Corrections Center, in Littlerock, uses beekeepi...

The Lessons of Bees

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

On National Honey Bee Day, let's give props to our pollinators and, maybe, learn how to be better humans. by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive edi...

Chef Gavin and the Bees

Brad Puet | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green
Brad Puet

Beginning of the summer I had the opportunity to interview the Chef Gavin Stephenson of the Fairmont Hotel. He is the former chef of London's Savoy h...

Why We Will Not Be Using Flow Hives in Our Apiary

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

As the Flow Hive continues to break crowd funding records, exceeding $5.3 million and counting, and as posts/shares continue to clutter our wall with questions on if we plan to use them, the beekeeper and I decided to run through our thoughts and impressions and share them here with you.

Skeptical Beekeeper Calls IndieGoGo Flow Hive 'Expensive Gimmick'

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

The Flow Hive recently set the Internet abuzz with its promise of simplifying the honey-harvesting process, but some experts are speaking out about th...

Sweet Invention Serves Honey On Tap, Straight From The Beehive

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.24.2015 | Taste

This is a beekeeper's [sweet] dream!

Commercial Beekeeper: No, The Bees Are Not Back up on Their Knees

Jeff Anderson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Jeff Anderson

For the survival of the entire beekeeping industry and the survival of the honeybee species, it does the world no service to shift the blame or divert attention from the problems we can easily solve. We need to act on what we can, and that must be by banning the pesticides that are killing our bees.

Betting on Resilience: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

The Buzz About Bees, Climate Change and Your Garden

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 09.01.2014 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

From the fuzzy bumblebees that our children chase in the garden to the industrious honeybees that sweeten our herbal tea, bees have woven an essential place in nature's mosaic. But bees are now caught in the toxic web of our climate crisis.

Looking Forward, Giving Back: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

Are Urban Bees Immune to Colony Collapse Disorder?

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

Could urban beekeeping be the solution to the elusive Colony Collapse Disorder?

Talking to Miami-Dade County About Chickens and Bees

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 10.03.2013 | Miami
Eliza De La Portilla

Trying to Get Answers We have heard a lot of hearsay and rumors about keeping Chickens and Bees in Miami-Dade County and no one seems to know the full...

Farm To Fork Across America: Jules in the Garden With Robyn and Bees... Supporting Our Homeland Security

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Green
Julie Ann Fineman

Julie is fascinated by the buzzing critters, their social rhythms, their place in the successful ecology of plant species. She has been a "local hobby beekeeper" for 10 years.

The Buzz on Seoul's Urban Beekeepers

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Mimsie Ladner

As he takes off his baseball cap and replaces it with a veiled hat, he makes it evident that there is a new subculture emerging in the Korean capital: urban beekeeping.

Kim Bellware

Suburban Beekeeping Ban Defeated

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.20.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Beekeepers in one Chicago suburb scored a victory Monday night after defeating an attempt to ban all backyard beekeeping within the v...

"Bee-friendly" Plants? Think Again

Paul Towers | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Paul Towers

Here in the U.S., we're still waiting for EPA to step up and take the kind of swift action that is needed to protect bees. But as pressure mounts on the agency, retailers have a chance to get ahead of the curve and begin to phase out neonicotinoids now.

The Honey Bees at Stone Barns Center

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

At Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York's Hudson River Valley, Dan Carr has the enviable job of spending his days with honey bees and educating the public about beekeeping.

An Artful Solution To The Bee Crisis?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

The Scottish National Gallery recently announced possible plans to turn its spacious rooftop into a home for bees. No, it's not part of some elaborate...

Erin MacGregor-Forbes: Master Beekeeper

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

From her base in Portland, Maine Forbes is most likely to be found tending to the sustainable beekeeping operation Overland Apiaries, demonstrating how to install a package of honey bees, and enthusiastically sharing information with other beekeepers.