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No Bees, No Food: It's That Simple

What Happens If Bees Go Extinct?

Although they're little, wild bees are an important keystone species, and many other species depend on them for survival. Consumers can also thank bees for much of the food that they eat. Put simply,...
New Documentary ‘The Pollinators’ Follows Billions of Bees

New Documentary ‘The Pollinators’ Follows Billions of Bees

Commercial honey bees are dying.  The new documentary "The Pollinators", directed by commercial beekeeper Peter Nelson, explores why these pollinators are dying off. Crops such as cherries and blueberries are 90 percent dependant on commercial...
How to Help Protect Bees In Your Garden

How to Turn Your Yard Into a Bee Garden

Bees are one of the most important species in the world, crucial to food production and healthy ecosystems. Here's how to help support and protect bees and other pollinators in your own garden. Why Are...
EU Protects Bees By Mandating a 50% Drop in Pesticides By 2030

EU Protects Bees By Committing to 50% Drop in Pesticides By 2030

The European Commission—the executive branch of the EU—has committed to reducing the use of chemical pesticides by 50 percent by 2030. A new 10-year-plan, which is part of the European Green Deal, includes a commitment...
Bees Are Thriving As Pollution Levels Drop

Bees Are Thriving As Pollution Levels Drop

Wild bees are thriving as coronavirus lockdown restrictions cause pollution levels to drop. As many humans remain inside during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, life for wild bees has got a little bit easier. According to...
Costa Rica Just Granted Bees and Trees Citizenship

This Costa Rican City Has Granted Bees and Trees Citizenship

Curridabat, Costa Rica, has granted pollinators—including bees, hummingbirds, bats, and butterflies— along with native plants and trees citizenship. Nicknamed "Sweet City," Curridabat has transformed its urban planning. Urban development now reflects the connection between humans...
Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

(Updated April 24, 2020) Insects—pollinators, in particular—are integral to a healthy environment and the planet's survival. According to the international conservation nonprofit Earthwatch Institute, bees are the most important species on earth. The declaration...
Can You Call Yourself Vegan If You Eat Honey?

Can You Call Yourself Vegan If You Eat Honey?

Humans have consumed honey for centuries. Bees have been making it for even longer. The insect first started making honey around 200 million years ago, long before humans even existed on planet Earth. Honey is...
Watch More Pornhub to Save the Planet

Watch More Pornhub to Save the Planet

Pornhub wants you to help save the planet. Pornhub Cares -- the adult streaming site's philanthropic division, according to Inverse -- launched a campaign and channel called BeeSexual last April. Complete with voiceovers from adult entertainment...

200,000 Rooftop Bees Survived the Notre Dame Fire

Earlier this month, Paris and the rest of the world looked on as flames engulfed the city's beloved Notre Dame cathedral. Along with the Eiffel Tower, the cathedral is a symbol of not only the...
The Impact of Insect Loss

1 Million Bavarians Band Together to Save the Bees

More than one million Bavarians have signed a petition to save bees and other insects with new farming restrictions. The four-page petition proposes amendments to Bavaria's nature protection law, according to National Geographic, altering how...

UKs’ First Prebiotic-Rich Vegan Honey Launches in Selfridges

Selfridges has launched a new line of prebiotic-rich vegan honey by Plant Based Artisan. The new line of bee-free honey - which comes in recyclable packaging - is part of a larger increase in the...
Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees

Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees

Every year, the world loses a growing number of pollinators, such as honeybees. Pesticides, climate change, and vanishing habitats are leading causes of population decline, which could have detrimental consequences for the planet. As well...
Vegan Bee-Saving Bumble Beer Set to Expand Across UK

Vegan Bee-Saving Beer Set to Expand Across UK

The 27-year-old founder of a vegan, bee-friendly beer brand has his sights set on a UK-wide expansion. Jason Winter, a native of Holland on the Sea, is the founder of Bumble Beer, which makes a vegan...
Your Vegan Edibles Could Be Saving Bees From Extinction

Your Vegan Edibles Could Be Saving Bees From Extinction

Vegan edibles featuring CBD or cannabis are helping to save starving bees, according to research out of Colorado, the nation's leader in hemp production. The data indicate that hemp fields may be vital to bee health...
Biotech Startup Pioneers Formula to Help Save the Bees

Biotech Startup Pioneers Formula to Help Save the Bees

Argentinian and United States-based biotechnology startup, BeeFlow, believes that it has developed a solution to preventing loss of bee populations. Pollinators like honeybees play a vital role in global crop production, including in the United...
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Bee-Killing Pesticides Unnecessary for Major Crops, New Study Finds

Researchers from European universities have discovered that pesticides used for corn crops, that have adverse effects on pollinators such as bees, are unnecessary in many cases. The study, published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research,...

Oozing With Controversy | The Honey Debate – Vegan or Not Vegan?

  Weighing in on the big issues that ooze with controversy; is honey vegan or not? The word ‘vegan’ was first spread in 1944 by Donald Watson who said, ‘Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms...