It’s a new one in the annals of city government. The cash-strapped Bloomberg administration has mounted a “sting operation” against city beekeepers — ticketing a Douglaston man an unbelievable $2,000 for not watering his beehive.Read more »
A leaked EPA document reveals that the agency allowed the widespread use of a bee-toxic pesticide, despite warnings from EPA scientists.' Now environmentalists and bee keepers are calling for an immediate ban of the pesticide clothianidin, sold by Bayer Crop Science under the brand name Poncho."Read more »
A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina has been held hostage in his patrol car by a swarm of bees. The officer had pulled over to help a broken-down lorry. But the vehicle was carrying 60 boxes of bees and the insects took a liking to his patrol car.Read more »
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