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Why Bees are Disappearing

Marla Spivak speaks out on TED: Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in surprising harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a […]

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Yerba Buena Farms Jamaica

Need a change? How’s chilling out on Jamaica’s north coast sound? a little ackee and saltfish roast breadfruit and chocolate tea for breakfast catching a warm morning rain shower while picking fruit learn bees, top bar hives and some unique and tasty sustainable agriculture stew peas, rice and callaloo for lunch a little hammock time […]

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Eric Tourenet

I’ve just discovered Eric Tourenet’s YouTube Channel. The combination of excellent photography on site sound and the story line creates a great bee focused experience. But there’s more. And that’s how beekeeping can fit into the larger human experience. Here’s a sample: And another: And yet another closer to home: -dB

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