Jul 23, 2019
Bee collecting pollen

Don't swat that bee!

Penney Kome
Insect-free summer may be a worrisome sign that extinction is in progress.
Mar 20, 2019

Cities hold the key to reversing bee decline

David Suzuki
Our rapid shift away from rural life has disturbed habitats and food supplies for bees, but new research says cities could hold the key to their survival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 8, 2014

It is time to protect the pollinators

Michael Butler
It's clear federal and provincial governments are not interested in protecting the environment and its pollinators. It is the local "fight backs" where change is occurring.


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