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Colony Collapse Disorder

Why the Bees Are Dying: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kalliope Lee

Whether it was actually practiced or not, my intention is to explore the bugonia as a timeless mythic trope instructive to us now in the midst of our own bee crisis.

A New Hive Mentality

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director This past winter was another tough one for the humble honeybee. Winter l...

25,000 Bees Mysteriously Found Dead In Oregon Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.21.2013 | Green

Tens of thousands of dead bees and other insects were found in a Target parking lot in Oregon earlier this week in what is being called one of the lar...

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...

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.

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...

Where Are All The Swarms?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

Longmont's Tony Lewis was on his way Thursday to collect a bee swarm at a home in Westminster when he was asked the question that has beekeepers buzzi...

'Green News Report' - May 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S...

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...

Stop Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Protestors to March in London

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Beekeepers and concerned citizens from across the UK have formed a united front in the 'War Against Nature' to protect bees against a devastating new ...

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.

Honeybees to EPA: Where Is Thy Sting?

OnEarth | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Scott Dodd, OnEarth The list of fruits, vegetables, and field crops that rely on honeybees for pollination is truly astonishing: apples, avocados, ...

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...

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - November 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 23, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Study Questions Pesticide Link To Honeybee Colony Collapse

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green

* British study says earlier research flawed * Previous research led to French ban on pesticide * Pesticide maker Syngen...

Bee Deviled: Scientists No Longer Bumbling Over Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

If you're not a huge fan of the bee, why should their rapidly reducing population matter to you? Well, if you like to eat food, you should be concerned. Besides gathering nectar to produce honey, bees pollinate agricultural crops, home gardens, orchards and wildlife habitat.

Bee Time With Rowan Jacobsen

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

In his book, Jacobsen uses the mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder to tell the bigger story of bees and their essential connection to our daily lives. Here's what he had to say regarding honey bees and CCD.

Once Banned as a Dangerous Animal, NYC Bees Now Popular Pet (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

Because he lives in a 21-story building and "bees don't like high rises too much" (too windy), Guillermo Fernandez keeps bees in a tiny public garden below Wall Street, next to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

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 pollin...