Bees

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
To spread public awareness about how bee colony collapse is threatening the nation's food supply—and the role that chemicals play in their demise—a truck driven by Minnesota beekeeper James Cook is currently hauling 2.5 million dead bees across the country. (Photo: Mickey Faulkner/cc/flickr)
Despite the abundance of scientific studies documenting the rapid and dangerous decline of pollinator populations, state and federal lawmakers have yet to pass any meaningful protections for bees. The reason, according to the findings of a new investigation, is that pesticide giants such as Bayer, Monsanto, and Syngenta have deployed an aggressive...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Minnesota has compensated two beekeepers who say their hives were damaged by a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Echoing charges made by conservation organizations, a new report from the...