bees

  • What can I do to help bees back from massive die-offs in recent years?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Major declines in populations of bees in North America and beyond is a big problem for farmers who depend on this free natural pollinator to help fertilize their crops that end up as food on our tables. According to the non-profit Natural Resources...
  • Want to Help Save the World? It’s All About Bees and Butterflies

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Monarch butterflies have declined by 90 percent over 20 years, felled by pesticides, parasites and loss of habitat. They’re considered a sentinel species, whose fate mirrors that of many insects. Now, backers of a program to greatly expand all pollinators’ range...
  • The ‘Incalculable’ Role Bugs Play in Our World

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PIERRE, S.D. – Insects don’t get the respect they deserve, but author David MacNeal is highlighting their importance and diversity in his new book, “Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them.” MacNeal says bugs aren’t living in our...