• Listening to the Honeybees: Ban neurotoxins and plant bee-friendly flowers

    This New Year marks a time when citizens around the globe celebrate the bountiful blue planet and the fruits of its earth. Yet, something just isn’t right. Worldwide we are entering into another consecutive year of hundreds of billions of dead Italian honeybees. Is the honeybee trying to tell us something?

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Good Morning America & The Vanishing Bees

    Did you see the Monday, July 5th episode on Good Morning America (GMA) titled, “Honeybees in Danger?”  The GMA host says, “”honeybees now in danger of disappearing and along with them things like ice cream and fresh fruit…”

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