Topic archives: bees

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

September 5, 2013 4

Why can't politicians be more like honeybees?

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

May 1, 2013 23

European bees are disappearing, and the buzz from politicians is out of line. The politics of ecological protection are fascinating, writes Crikey's man in London.

Bee invasion: flying Asian ‘cane toad’ a $6 billion threat

March 2, 2011 4

Apiarists from around the country have descended on Canberra this week to fight the government's decision to halt its funding of the eradication of the Asian honey bee.

First Dog’s Highly Strung Week In Review

First Dog’s Highly Strung Week In Review

June 11, 2010 42

How the extinction of bees could kill us all

How the extinction of bees could kill us all

May 3, 2010

Bees are disappearing. Fast. But their extinction wouldn't just mean a world without honey: it would mean a world without food, clothes, flowers or birds.

The mysterious case of the missing honeybees

The mysterious case of the missing honeybees

October 27, 2009

A new film about declining numbers of honeybees is causing a lot of buzz (sorry) that we're on the verge of a global "pollination crisis". But it's all a big myth, says New Scientist

Nuclear Power is your friend!

Nuclear Power is your friend!

October 15, 2009 5

apparently

Bees are your friend

Bees are your friend

October 5, 2009 3

But honey is insect vomit

British burglers steal bees for black market

April 28, 2009

With a recent drop in the British bee population, thieves are stealing large numbers of honey bees from bee-keepers and possibly selling them on the black market.

State of the planet

August 30, 2007

Number of the day: 300 ... 7 Ways the military is using Echo Tech ... China and Germany sign environment cooperation deal ... As bees go missing, a $9.3B crisis lurks ... Destiny USA offers preferred parking ...