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Beekeeping

This Small City Is Setting Aside 1,000 Acres For Bees And Butterflies

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home

An Iowa city is gearing up for a major plan to create habitat for bees and butterflies. This spring, Cedar Rapids will prepare the first 188 acres of ...

Trump Administration Sued Over Bee Policy

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home

The Natural Resources Defense Council has sued the Trump administration for delaying action that would protect an endangered bumble bee species with a...

As Burden Of Cardiovascular Disease Grows, Research Is Our Best Defense

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Nancy Brown

At 34, Shane Mandel was a military veteran, avid cyclist and father of three. When he felt his chest tighten, he figured it was a bad case of heartbur...

Trump's Hiring Freeze Could Imperil Breakthrough Discovery On Bees

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home

Julia Fine was all set for the next chapter. She’d packed her bags and moved out of her apartment, and was days away from making the drive from Penn...

4 Ways That Poor Childhood Nourishment Can Affect Lifelong Health

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home

Nearly 3 million children die each year because of malnutrition, according to UNICEF. Malnutrition, or undernourishment, is a global problem, with n...

Why Has The Environmental Protection Agency Been Approving Neurotoxins Poisoning Bees?

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The recent decision of the EPA to back away from modest restrictions governing the use in the United States of the bee killer neonicotinoid insecticid...

Bumble Bee Is First In Continental U.S. To Be On Endangered List

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

For the first time ever, federal officials have added a North American bumble bee to the endangered species list. The rusty patched bumble bee, or Bom...

Even Small Changes In Global Temperatures Can Have Disastrous Consequences For Birds

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home

A new study showing how climate change threatens the migration patterns crucial to many birds’ survival is a reminder of how sensitive wildlife is t...

I Tried To Quit Sugar, But Failed Without Realizing Why

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home

You may think you’ve had a love affair with sugar, but you haven’t. I have. And it was intense. At 4 p.m. sharp every workday, I would open my des...

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 02.11.2017 | Home
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 | Home

(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 | Home

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 08.19.2016 | Home
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 08.18.2016 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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...