Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms

By Philip Lew, Huffingtonpost.com -

A pair of Detroit natives have decided to combat neighborhood blight in a pretty sweet way — by transforming abandoned vacant lots in their city into honeybee farms.  Detroit Hives, a nonprofit [...]

Displaced Coal Miners Turn To Beekeeping

By Marlene Cimons, www.nexusmedianews.com -

By Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media - Mark Lilly, 59, grew up and still lives in West Virginia. He spent three decades as an insurance adjuster, often talking to people struggling through the [...]

Act Out: Ministry Of Truth, And Save The Bees

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.popularresistance.org -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! Conveniently signed into law on December 23rd, the benignly named Cultural Engagement Center just seeks to "recognize, understand, expose, and counter foreign [...]

For First Time, Bees Added To U.S. Endangered Species List

By Katie Herzog, www.grist.org -

By Katie Herzog for The Grist - Seven types of yellow-faced or masked bees once common in Hawaii are now officially threatened or endangered, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [...]

2.6 Million Dead Bees Delivered To EPA Headquarters

By Staff, www.ecowatch.com -

By Staff of Eco Watch - A truck full of dead bees made its final stop at a rally outside the headquarters of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday, culminating a coast-to-coast [...]

Maryland First State To Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides For Consumer Use

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - Neonicotinoids are a potent class of pesticides used on many crops in the U.S. that have been linked to the widespread decline of pollinator species. As EcoWatch [...]

Bee Keepers Sue Over EPA Study On Pesticides

By Claire Bernish, www.theantimedia.org -

By Claire Bernish for Antimedia - United States - A new study by the Environmental Protection Agency has found evidence through a study that backs what activists and environmentalists have [...]

US Tracks Deaths Of Bees Better Then People Jailed

By Shawn Musgrave, www.muckrock.com -

By Shawn Musgrave in MuckRock - Every year, a certain number of bees die. And every year, a certain number of people die while in police custody. We have a solid figure for one of these death [...]

Report: Bee Populations Growing Again In US

By John Vibes, www.trueactivist.com -

By John Vibes in True Activist - There has recently been some good news about the honeybee populations, after several years of alarming reports that their numbers have been making a steep decline [...]

100,000 German Beekeepers Just Called For A Ban On GMOs

By Amanda Froelich, www.trueactivist.com -

By Amanda Froelich in True Activist - Bees’ importance cannot be overstated. As TrueActivist has shared before, the tiny, bumbling insects are responsible for a lot – making them essential in the [...]

Oslo Creates World’s First ‘Highway’ To Protect Endangered Bees

By Agence France-Presse, www.theguardian.com -

By Agence France-Presse - From flower-emblazoned cemeteries to rooftop gardens and balconies, Norway’s capital Oslo is creating a “bee highway” to protect endangered pollinators essential to food [...]

US Beekeepers Lost Almost Half Their Honeybees

By Melissa Breyer, www.treehugger.com -

Each year the Bee Informed Partnership in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America conducts a survey among both commercial and backyard beekeepers to track the health and survival [...]

Government Suppresses Research On Pesticides & Bees

By Reynard Loki, www.truth-out.org -

Following reports that scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture are being harassed and their research on bee-killing pesticides is being censored or suppressed, a broad coalition [...]

Earthaleujia, Rev. Billy Given Message For Monsanto

By Billy Talen, www.youtube.com -

Will you make a donation to help Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir go to Monsanto Headquarters in Saint Louis? Our hot show will be so dramatic that people will shout out, "How will the [...]

Victory For Campaign To Protect The Bees

By Tom Revell, www.blueandgreentomorrow.com -

The agri-business giant Syngenta has withdrawn its controversial application to use a banned pesticide in the UK, after campaigners warned that the chemical could have a devastating impact on [...]

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