15 Organizations and Initiatives Helping to Save the Bees

Contributing author: Leslie Brooks More than 75 percent of the world’s food crops rely on pollinators, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Through their pollination, bees not only promote biodiversity, but also secure our food supply.  But one in…

Australia Aims to Save Honeybees from A Deadly Mite

The threat of a deadly mite is motivating Australia to protect its honey bees using new innovative technology.

Opinion | Ditch the Lawn, Save the Wild Bees

The Save the Bees movement should really be “Save the Flowers.” There are many more wild bee species than most people realize, says Deborah Hill.

Apiary Joins Farming and Artist Communities

Artists are the new food activists at Honey Fingers, where they keep beekeeping alive through honeycomb installation art, poetry, and terroir bottled honey.

World Bee Day 2018: Protecting the Pollinators

For the first time, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization is observing May 20 as World Bee Day. The day is a celebration of the role of bees as pollinators in food systems as well as a call to action for the serious threats that bee populations face.

Preserving Pollinators in Kenya

Land-grabbing and deforestation have destroyed much of the Mau Forest in Kenya. It is home to the Ogiek community, who have subsisted on the honey of native bees in the forest for hundreds of years.