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Colony Collapse

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.

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 ...

Scientists Strap Tiny 'Backpacks' To 5,000 Bees, For Science

Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: There's been a lot of buzz about colony collapse disorder, a phenomenon causing bees to die off around the...

Why Are Queen Bees Living Shorter Lives?

| Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

By Francie Diep (Click here for original article.) What's killing the bees? If you've been watching the news, you might answer: "Colony collapse d...

What Will It Take To Solve Colony Collapse Disorder?

Posted 07.28.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Willy Blackmore: Late last month 25,000 bumblebees fell out of the linden trees planted around a Target parking lot in Wilsonville...

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...

Could A Sperm Bank Save Bee Colonies?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Most people who raise bees do it for the honey. Researchers at Washington State University want something ...

Help Honey Bees Survive This Winter

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Heather Mattila, assistant professor of natural sciences at Wellesley College Honeybees are far and away the most important pollinat...