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Honeybee Deaths

'Cigarettes For Bees' May Be Responsible For The Insect's Decline

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green

Bees may be getting buzzed on a harmful insecticide contributing to their massive decline, researchers reported Wednesday. Two studies released by ...

USDA To Spend $4 Million On Improving Honeybee Health

AP | BLAKE NICHOLSON | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Midwestern farmers and ranchers are getting $4 million in federal help to improve the health of honeybees, the U.S. Department...

Drought Hasn't Been Sweet To Honeybees

AP | By TERENCE CHEA | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey b...

Free the Bees From Forced Slavery!

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Only each and every one of us making the right choices (demand organic!) can free the bees from forced slavery. And in freeing the bees, we are ensuring a healthy future for us all.

Feds: Nearly One Out Of 4 American Honeybee Colonies Died This Winter

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly one out of four American honeybee colonies died this winter — a loss that's not quite as bad as recent years, says a new ...

Woman Kills 2 Million Bees

Posted 02.13.2014 | Weird News

Oh, honey... On Tuesday, a Polish court found a woman who was in charge of a municipal anti-mosquito spraying operation guilty in the killing of tw...

Zombie Bees Are Very Real

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.01.2013 | Science

A parasitic fly is creating what San Francisco State University researchers are calling zombie bees -- and the details of infection are straight out o...

What's Killing U.S. Bees?

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green

By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, June 3 (Reuters) - Bee keepers' use of corn syrup and other honey substitutes as bee feed may be contribu...

What's Causing One-Third Of U.S. Bees To Disappear Every Winter?

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.03.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new federal report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of U.S. honeybees since 2006. The int...

What's Killing All The Bees?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

Honeybee deaths are on the rise across the world, and researchers are working to find the cause. With as many as 40 or 50 percent of commercial U.S. b...