Archive for May, 2008


May 16, 2008

Published on May 16, 2008

Gray’s River. Hitting the coast and heading north toward home, I especially wanted to visit two of my favorite butterfly conservationists. In San Francisco, I caught up with Liam O’Brien – an actor and artist turned lepidopterist…


Welcome mat for bees

Published on May 9, 2008

The problems plaguing commercial honeybees have attracted a lot of attention since late 2006, when roughly one-fourth of U.S. beekeepers lost about 45 percent of their hives, he said.


Colony Collapse Disorder: Many Suspects, No Smoking Gun

Published on May 1, 2008

The cause of colony collapse disorder remains unknown, although some possible explanations for the loss of honey bee colonies can be ruled out.