pollinators

Blog
Oct 10, 2017
Bee collecting pollen. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jon Sullivan

It's time to nix neonics

David Suzuki
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources -- and the species and ecosystems they rely on -- the time for neonics is over.
Blog
Jul 11, 2017
A bee and a butterfly. Image: Pixabay

Butterflyways are blooming throughout the land

David Suzuki
Jode Roberts
Pollinator pathway. Bumblebee highway. River of Flowers. Bee Line. These all describe habitat corridors created to help pollinators like bees and butterflies. We can add Butterflyways to the list.
Blog
Feb 23, 2016
Credit: Creative Commons | Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Love bees -- especially the wild ones!

David Suzuki
The honeybee crisis has galvanized interest in pollinators, inspiring citizens to establish new spaces, from wild bee hotels and rooftop honeybee hives to pollinator gardens in parks and schoolyards.
Columnists
Jul 29, 2015

Plight of the bumblebee

The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
Blog
Apr 28, 2015
Photo: Sid Mosdell/flickr

Milkweed is a monarch's best defence

David Suzuki
Planting milkweed may seem small, but thousands of Canadians stitching together parks and yards with schools and rights-of-way into butterfly corridors could usher in a new era for monarchs.
Blog
Dec 2, 2014
Photo: David Widmann/flickr

Homegrown ingenuity brings nature to the city

David Suzuki
We must harness and amplify homegrown local creativity to enhance urban ecologies and make communities more livable and resilient. Smart urban innovations should be scaled up, shared and adapted.
Blog
Oct 28, 2014

More bad news for bees: The new 'F' word

David Suzuki
Federal regulators want to approve a new pesticide, flupyradifurone. That would be bad for bees and people. We need to stop contaminating the environment with neonics and other systemic pesticides.
Blog
Oct 15, 2013

Help solve an orange-and-black mystery

David Suzuki
It's amazing that tiny creatures can migrate over thousands of kilometres. But increased threats from climate change, development and agricultural practices are making life difficult for the monarch.
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