Video – This video from “Immense Possibilities,” a weekly public broadcast program focusing on people and groups whose social creations are building healthy, vibrant communities, discusses the need to save bees, and offers ideas on what we can do to save these creatures, which are an integral and important part of our food chain. Jeff Golden, the host of the program, interviews different beekeepers – from Mace Vaughan, Director of Xerces Society Pollinator Conservation Program, to Laura Ferguson, who created a center for sacred beekeeping just outside Ashland, North Carolina.
Pesticides Are Killing Greece’s Bees: Honey Industry Suffers Amid Broader Economic Turmoil
The hot topic across global financial markets at the moment is Greece. People there are experiencing monetary woes, but it seems like their honeybees aren’t doing too well either. Systemic pesticides are increasingly causing bee losses, and many would argue that the country now suffers from colony collapse disorder as well.
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