Browsing the "Honeybees" Tag

Open Source Beehives Help Fight Colony Collapse

March 25th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Loss of habitat is one of the major factors contributing to the mass pollinator deaths that are threatening our food future. The Open Source Beehives Project is looking to protect honeybees and other pollinators by making it easy for folks to set up bee habitats in our backyards or on our patios


Why Are the Bees Dying? – Insteading

April 5th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

No only have the bees been dying in record numbers, but about the same time bees began to die in unusual ways. Beekeepers were going to a hive and find the queen, a few workers, good amounts of brood (baby bees), and plenty of honey – just no adult bees. So where had they gone and what was causing them to leave


Save the Bees: The Importance of Honeybees and What You Can Do

March 8th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We rely on pollinators like honey bees for much of our food supply. Honeybees alone pollinate around 30% of the food we eat. You hear a lot about the growing world population and food shortages on the horizon. While things might look dire, they will be much, much worse if we don’t act now to save the bees



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