Birds and the Bees

  • Update #6

Check out this video of bee-friendly activists swarming a Home Depot store in the Chicago area. They wore costumes, brought valentines and cupcakes. And then they proceeded to die. Which is exactly what bees will continue to do, unless we convince stores like…Read More

Like a Bee to the Clover

  • Update #5

The “Show Bees Some Love” actions in seven metropolitan areas attracted local and national media, drawing much-needed attention to the critical role pesticides play in decimating the world’s honeybee population. Home Depot responded to the campaign, telling…Read More

Will It Take an Act of Congress?

  • Update #4

On February 7, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered yet another pesticide known to be toxic to honeybees—over the objections of citizens and environmentalists, and despite research suggesting it was a bad idea. Will it take an Act…Read More

Just the Beeginning

  • Update #3

They showed up in bee costumes. Carrying Valentine’s Day cards and cookies. Singing give bees a chance. To add a little theater to the mix, some of them staged bee die-ins. Activists in Boston, Chicago, Eugene, Ore., Minneapolis, Washington D.C. and San…Read More

For Whom the Bee Tolls

  • Update #2

“It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray.” – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring We know neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, have been implicated in the mass die-off of…Read More

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