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Wild Bees Disappearing? Another Month, Another Bungled Bee Study

Jon Entine | Posted 01.05.2017 | Science
Jon Entine

Now that the world entomological community is in general agreement that the United States and global honeybee population is not, and has never been, threatened with extinction by pesticides, the focus of advocacy concern has suddenly shifted to wild bees.

The Lessons of Bees

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.19.2016 | 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...

Who Grows Our Food: Wild Blueberries, Honeybees And Wyman's Of Maine

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.11.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Who Grows Our Food is an occasional Meatless Monday series taking a close look at some of the people, so often unsung, who give us the food on our pla...

U.S. Retailers Move To Help Honeybees Escape Pesticides

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

By Carey Gillam June 25 (Reuters) - Home Depot and other U.S. companies are working to eliminate or limit use of a type of pesticide ...

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?

What the Fungi? Not Our Snakes, Too!

OnEarth | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

By Justine Hausheer, OnEarth Fungi are giving wildlife a real beating these days. Chytrid is walloping frog and salamander species worldwide, and here...

Why the Bees Are Dying: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kalliope Lee

Whether it was actually practiced or not, my intention is to explore the bugonia as a timeless mythic trope instructive to us now in the midst of our own bee crisis.

Beekeepers Wanted

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

You may have recently heard the buzz about the world's bees disappearing but you're not quite sure what the big deal is all about. "What's up with the bees?" you ask your country bumpkin friends. Oh, you ignorant urbanite! I know your type.

The Social Security 2013 Trustees Report Is Out... But What Does It Mean for People With Disabilities? Eight Things You Need to Know

Donna Meltzer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Donna Meltzer

Here are 8 things you need to know about the 2013 Trustees Report and what it means for people with disabilities.

News Genius Quotes of the Week, 05/10/2013

News Genius | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
News Genius

In yet another week of insanity and far-reaching events, News Genius is back to break down the Top 5 quotes of the week, spread across sports, science, law, and international affairs.

Eight Former Commissioners of Social Security Voice Support for Disability Programs

Donna Meltzer | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Donna Meltzer

Eight former Commissioners of the Social Security Administration (SSA) have since released an open letter in support of the Social Security disability programs.

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.

Once Banned as a Dangerous Animal, NYC Bees Now Popular Pet (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

Because he lives in a 21-story building and "bees don't like high rises too much" (too windy), Guillermo Fernandez keeps bees in a tiny public garden below Wall Street, next to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

Vanishing Bees Directors Chats Live

Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

The sudden death of bees across the world from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has confounded scientists and bee keepers across the world. The movie Va...

Zen and the Art of Beekeeping Backwards: LA's Urban Beekeeping Movement

Kaitlin Keleher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Kaitlin Keleher

In Los Angeles, urban beekeeping remains de facto illegal. But despite this outlaw status, the urban beekeeping movement has been gathering momentum and members.

Beekeepers Ask EPA to Remove Bayer Pesticide Linked to Colony Collapse Disorder

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

Beekeepers and environmentalists today called on EPA to remove the pesticide Clothianidin, citing a leaked EPA memo that discloses a critically flawed scientific support study.

WATCH: 2 New Suspects Identified In Mystery Of Mass Bee Deaths

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers have a pair of new suspects in the mysterious collapse of honey bee colonies across the country. The widespread damag...

Green or Growth: A False Choice Recycled by the Right

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

A disturbing trend has developed in which mainstream right-of-center pundits are regressing on issues of environmental protection.