bees

insects

Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts

According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Bettina Makalintal
2.14.19
bees

The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases

The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
Bettina Makalintal
12.11.18
Vegan

Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host

Big if true.
Lauren Rothman
10.12.18
environment

UK Pushes Pesticide Ban to Protect Bees

The push comes amid experts warning that pesticides "can have an unacceptable effect on honeybee health.”
Nick Rose
11.10.17
honey

This Beekeeper Wants You to Stop Eating Counterfeit Honey

We spoke to Bee Local's Ryan LeBrun about bees, honey laundering, and the future of ethical honey harvesting in America.
Michaela Trimble
3.24.17
japan

I Got Buzzed on Killer Japanese Hornet Cocktails

Suzumebachi, a bee-themed bar in downtown Fukuoka, Japan, is known for its delicious chicken wings, grilled fish, and poisonous hornet booze.
Zack Kotzer
1.11.17
bees

Dying Bees Will Make your Holiday Dinner Much More Expensive

Enjoy your holiday meal this year, because pollinator-dependent cranberries, almonds, apples, pumpkins, and berries will soon face a price hike.
Clarissa Wei
12.13.16
bees

Minnesota Is Cracking Down on Pesticides in Order to Save Bees

Last week, Governor Mark Dayton ordered the implementation of a range of protections that are intended to protect the lives of bees.
Alex Swerdloff
9.4.16
hooch

Climb a Palm Tree If You Want to Get Drunk in Myanmar

Toddy is the drink of choice for the Burmese farmer, made from the sap of palm trees. I went to the Burmese boonies to see how the sweet spirit is made and down a few rounds in toddy bars with the locals.
Brent Crane
9.2.16
bees

Nearly Half of America's Beehives Died Last Year

Bees are dying en masse and scientists aren’t sure exactly why—and this year, there was no miraculous turnaround.
Wyatt Marshall
5.16.16
bees

Now We Know Why Bee Colonies Are Dying Near Corn Fields

For the first time, a landmark law passed by Minnesota in 2014 will actually compensate two beekeepers for damage caused by neonicotinoids, one of the most widely used class of insecticides in the world.
Alex Swerdloff
3.27.16
beekeeping

Urban Beekeeping Has Come to LA

Facing my fears of bees, I joined urban beekeeper David Bock of Buzzed Honeys on an inspection of his hives in the unlikely city of Los Angeles.
Hillary Eaton
3.3.16
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