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Trump's Hiring Freeze Could Imperil Breakthrough Discovery On Bees
The president's early actions have created uncertainty for the country's scientists, and could be standing in the way of important research.
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How You Can Help Save The Bees -- Even In Winter
Bees are vital to food security. Let's give the critters a helping hand.
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An Artist Is Painting 50,000 Bees In Murals Around The World
That's the number of bees necessary to sustain a healthy hive.
How An 11-Year-Old CEO Is Using Tech To Help Save Honeybees
Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Philanthropies
Tabitha Babbitt. Ada Lovelace. Yvonne Brill. Mary Anderson. Bertha Benz. Mikaila is showing us the real transformative power
Keep The Hives Alive To Save Our Favorite Summer Foods
Executive Director, Environment America
Scientists point to a complex web of factors, including climate change and habitat destruction, to explain the massive collapse
Protect Our Bees... or Buy a Lot of Q-Tips!
backyard farmer, outdoor enthusiast, engineer, dad, and Packer...
Bees pollinate 75 percent of our fruits, nuts and vegetables here in the US. If we lose our bees, we'll lose these crops
Dead Bees Are the Worst, Amirite?
Amy Porterfield Levy
Writer. I use gross exaggeration and blatant stereotyping as l...
Big Giant Cereal Companies have it very hard these days. Sales are soggy. Processed food is so last century plus Millennials find it a nuisance to wash the bowl and the spoon.
U.N. Warns the Declining Bee Population Is Going to Devastate Our Food Supply
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By Clint Rainey U.N. researchers suggest making a handful of "relatively simple, relatively inexpensive" moves -- common
Wild Bees Disappearing? Another Month, Another Bungled Bee Study
Founder and executive director of the Science Literacy Project...
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.
Nina and the Dancing Bees
Writer and Entrepreneur
Witnessing this robust yet intricate system brings light to the plight of the bees and ourselves unless we adjust our human-centric perspective to one of stewardship. The world does not revolve around the human being.
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Without Bees, Our Thanksgiving Dinners Would Look a Lot Different
Executive Director, Environment America
Thanksgiving dinner could get a lot less delicious in the years to come, however, if we don't act to reverse alarming declines in bee populations. That's because one in three bites of the foods we love -- including my chutney and many other seasonal favorites -- depend on bees for pollination.
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Humans Have Been Working With Bees For Longer Than Initially Thought
Farmers have been relying on them for about 9,000 years, says a new study.
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These Are The Foods We'd Lose If Honeybees Die Off
Honeybees are responsible for about a third of all the food we eat.
Here's Why Scientists Are Giving Honeybees Tiny 'Backpacks'
You might say it's a sting operation.
The Lessons of Bees
CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc. and book author
Jeff's father, illustrator Joseph Csatari, drew the honeybee sketch. You can see more of his artwork at csatari.com. Now
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To Save Bees, Some States Take Aim At Pesticides
By Sarah Breitenbach, Pew's Stateline
Advocates hope they can stem future colony losses by addressing pesticide use and protecting habitats.
Fascinating, Disturbing Video Shows How Bees Are Made
Photographer Anand Varma shot the film as part of a project on honeybees for the May issue of National Geographic magazine
How You Can Help the Bees
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
Colony Collapse Disorder, the term used to describe the precipitous decline in the bee population that has occurred in recent years, threatens the foundations of modern agriculture. Here are a few things you can do for the bees.
U.S. Honeybees Are Disappearing Very Quickly, USDA Report Finds
By Reuters, Reuters
The White House has formed a task force to study the issue, and some lawn and garden retailers have been cutting use of neonics
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