• A better place for us all

    “There is something palpable about these new MacArthur Fellows, about their character as explorers and pioneers at the cutting edge. These are women and men improving, protecting, and making our world a better place for us all. ”   ~~ Daniel J. Socolow, Director of the MacArthur Fellows Program Big news for the honeybee. Earlier today, […]

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  • That buzzing-noise means something …

    “That buzzing-noise means something. If there’s a buzzing noise, somebody’s making a buzzing-noise, and the only reason for making a buzzing-noise that I know of is because you’re a bee … and the only reason for being a bee that I know of is making honey … and the only reason for making honey is […]

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  • Plight of the Dwindling Honeybee

    Each spring, during my childhood, I planted trees with my dad and my brother, and the bees always intrigued us. Last year, in late June, I finished “The Incomparable Honeybee;” I was cautiously optimistic that the overall death rate amongst honeybees was trending downward. Just prior to the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf […]

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  • what is CCD? “colony collapse disorder”

    What is it about that title? Hmmmm…….. ED Erectile dysfunction, RLS restless leg syndrome, ADD Attention deficit disorder. One thing I have noticed about human nature is that we need to identify, label and vilify the “disorder” so that we can blame someone else, create a patented wonder drug complete with research funding to solve […]

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  • Beekeeping Art by John Stark

    Have you seen John Stark’s impressive art?  Here you see a few select items.  Visit his gallery at http://www.johnstarkgallery.co.uk/

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  • NYC is lifting its ban on beekeeping!

    Buzz over the Big Apple: NYC is lifting its ban on beekeeping! Friday, December 18, 2009 New York Times reports that beekeeping will be legalized in NYC!

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