What Happened to the Beepocalypse?

In 2006 bees started disappearing. Beekeepers reported losing up to 90% of their beehives. And no one knew why. Nearly every news outlet and environmentalist group sounded the alarm, warning of an imminent beepocalypse that would devastate our food supply. But while alarm bells rang, things turned around. And bee colonies are now at a…

RoboBees Could Pollinate the Earth

With all of the pseudo-hoopla over bee populations allegedly declining, never let it be said somehow, someone won’t come up with a solution to a problem. In the case of bees, Eijiro Miyako of the Japanese National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science is developing robotic bees that can help replace bees affected by Colony Collapse…

Greens recycle deceptive beehive fiasco

Never let it be said that many environmentalists don’t practice what they preach. Not only do they recycle garbage in the physical sense but they also recycle garbage political talking points too. In a recent post at Reason magazine’s Hit & Run blog, Ron Bailey observes: Old environmental scares never die. Unlike old soldiers, they…

Bee “colony collapse” another environmental hoax

Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media has been following an eco-scam for a future years now: the idea that bees are dying at an alarming rate — and that somehow humans have something to do with it. Of course, David Suzuki has been fundraising to “fight” the calamity — except bee colony collapse isn’t really happening, any…