Americans Unite to Sue EPA Demanding Protection of Bees

Last week, the beekeeping industry filed legal action against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) for approving a new bee-harming pesticide …

Scientists Call for End to Cosmetic Insecticide Use After Bumblebee Genocide in Oregon

In response to these concerns, several local governments are taking action to prevent further bee deaths. One of the most startling of these efforts was …

50,000 Bumblebees Dead After Neonicotinoid Pesticide Use in Oregon

An estimated 50,000 bumblebees, likely representing more than 300 colonies, were found dead or dying in a shopping mall parking lot in Wilsonville, OR. Authorities confirmed Friday that the massive bee die-off …

Buzz off, Monsanto

Industry has largely set its sights on one issue to blame for bee declines. While lack of sufficient forage and diseases are a challenge to bee health and beekeeping, challenges exacerbated by the weakening effect of pesticides on bees, the pesticide industry has …