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Too-Busy Bees: NYTimes Op-Ed Contributor

MARCELO AIZEN and LAWRENCE HARDER explain the complex questions behind colony-collpase disorder.  See the full Op-Ed here. IN the past five years, as the phenomenon known as colony-collapse disorder has spread across the United States and Europe, causing the disappearance … Continue reading

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Paris Rooftops Abuzz With Beekeeping: AP

Urban beekeeping gaining popularity in Paris, France, as reported by the Associated Press: (…) Common sense says it is better to keep hives of stinging insects in the countryside, away from city centers packed with people. Yet on storied rooftops … Continue reading

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Hoping to Generate a Bit More Buzz: NYTimes

NEW YORK CITY, USA: Last week, Just Food sponsored Pollinator Week, and the Beekeeper Ball.  The NYTimes reports: (…) Beekeeping is illegal in New York City. Fines, while rare, can run to $2,000. The law is precisely why the nonprofit … Continue reading

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Green Collar Heroes: The Root

Ambessa and Zakiya Harris, Grind for the Green Green Collar Heroes, a slide-show in recognition of excellent work, featured at the Root: “The green movement is about more than celebrities driving hybrid cars and building green homes. It’s about everyday … Continue reading

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