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Bee Population

Gardeners Beware: "Bee-friendly" Plants May Be Poisoning Bees

Erich Pica | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Erich Pica

You may have heard that bees are key pollinators for one out of every three bites of food we eat. You may also know that bees are in grave trouble -- as the recent Time magazine cover story pointed out. But did you know that your own garden plants may be poisoning these bees?

God Did Not Write the Farm Bill

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.19.2013 | Green
Elizabeth Kucinich

Don't want a children's toy containing lead paint manufactured with child labor in your state? Congressman King and the House Agriculture Committee say "tough." Want the workers in your state to have a better chance? Your state won't have the right to choose. The Feds are encroaching.

An Artful Solution To The Bee Crisis?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

The Scottish National Gallery recently announced possible plans to turn its spacious rooftop into a home for bees. No, it's not part of some elaborate...

Earth Day Buzz

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Have you had enough bee terror by now? The bees certainly have.

Lucia Graves

'Citizen Scientists' To Help Gauge Wild Bee Population

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green

Scientist Gretchen LeBuhn is trying to save the nation's wild bee population. But to achieve her goal, she's resorting to some unconventional means, n...

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.

'Bee Roads' Aim To Save Declining Population

AP | By MEERA SELVA | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green

LONDON -- Farmers and landowners are being asked to plant rows of wildflowers along the edges of England's fields to create a network of "bee roads" t...