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Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

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...

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 ...

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.

'We've Never Had A Stress Factor Like This'

AP | Posted 06.06.2013 | Green

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah man is trying to use his recognition as this year's national beekeeper of the year to focus attention on a major threat to...

Serendipity, ZomBees and Citizen Science

John Hafernik | Posted 10.03.2012 | Science
John Hafernik

When the early colonists brought honey bees to North America in the 1600s, the bees thrived in their new land becoming our most important pollinator of agricultural crops. But recently, their future has darkened.

Are Bees Everywhere In Trouble?

Posted 05.10.2012 | Green

Bees are making headlines these days, and not in a positive way. Colony collapse disorder has cut through honeybee populations, with some beekeepers r...

Beekeepers Ask For EPA Pesticide Ban

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Commercial beekeepers and environmental organizations filed a petition Wednesday, asking federal regulators to suspend use of ...

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 d...