Browsing the "pollinators" 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


Take Action: Tell Bayer to Stop Killing Bees!

February 5th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Even if you don't eat honey, bees are a critical part of your food supply. Pollinators like bees are a critical part of the life cycle for almost 1/3 of our food crops and 90 percent of wild plants. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has been a mystery for many years, but the more researchers dive into what's killing off bee populations, the more signs point to one thing: pesticides.


What is Sustainable Gardening?

August 6th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Replacing an old juniper hedge with a beautiful flowering rosemary hedge that bees love is a good thing, right? In my sustainability analysis the juniper wins, and stays



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