By: Sadhbh Walshe Published: May 24, 2013
Apiculturists and scientists are trying to reverse a dramatic decline in bee colonies that threatens agricultural production.
For the past few years the bees required to pollinate fruit and vegetables in the US have been dying en masse with reported losses last season of up to 50%. […]
By: Damian Carrington Published: The Guardian, 28 February 2013
The decline of wild bees and other pollinators may be an even more alarming threat to crop yields than the loss of honeybees, a worldwide study suggests, revealing the irreplaceable contribution of wild insects to global
This report by Dan Rather is worth watching. (http://www.panna.org/blog/dan-rather-pesticides-bees)
It provides a good look at how systemic pesticides can and are having serious affects on our pollinators and the lack of regulation and oversight involved in bringing them to market.
I think that what we are witnessing with honeybees and […]