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Wild Bees

Shrinking Cities- a Refuge for Bees: 5 Questions for Dr. Rebecca Tonietto

Tim Ward | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Tim Ward

Most people are aware of colony collapse among bee populations in recent years, and that a group of agricultural pesticides, neonicotinoids are to bla...

Wild Bees Disappearing? Another Month, Another Bungled Bee Study

Jon Entine | Posted 01.05.2016 | 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.

What You Should Know About The Wild Bee's Disturbing Decline

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.23.2015 | Science

We owe a lot to wild bees. The buzzing insects are crucial pollinators for many agricultural crops, from pumpkins and squashes to peaches and apples. ...

Wild Bee Population In Dramatic Decline In Areas That Need Bees Most

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green

Wild bees, crucial pollinators for many crops, are on the decline in some of the main agricultural regions of the United States, according to scientis...

Bee-Killing Poisons Contaminate Water: More Evidence

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

My recent passionate broadcast across Australia on the 'War Against Nature' elicited many emails especially from children. They all wanted to know: "Why are adults killing nature?"

Collecting a Wild Honeybee Swarm (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

A wild honeybee swarm may range in size anywhere between roughly 1000 to 30,000 bees. In this video, beekeeper Matt Reed demonstrates how to collect swarm.