Posted in May 2012

The Nancy Reagan of Pollinators

The Nancy Reagan of Pollinators

This spring I joined the ranks of the estimated 150,000 non-commercial beekeepers in the United States. Backyard beekeeping is quite the trendy hobby here in my neck of the woods, or urban forest as it were. Here in Wallingford, Seattle, I have already encountered four other beekeepers that live within walking distance. Within a few … Continue reading

Originally posted on Grist:
Women need to be on the Rio docket. (Photo by Cintia Barenho.) In just two months, world leaders will gather in Rio to hammer out a new set of agreements on what sustainable development means, and more importantly, how both rich and developing nations can get there before it’s too late.…