If you were looking forward to sitting by the open fire on Christmas Eve and the reading the report on how to save pollinators that President Obama mandated in June, forget it. The White House has announced that the report will be delayed until after the holidays, according to Greenwire, a service of EENews. TheContinue reading “Feds’ pollinator report delayed until after Christmas”
May Berenbaum, a well-known entomologist and bee researcher at the University of Illinois, has been awarded a National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama. The medal is the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing fields of science. Berenbaum’s work has concentrated in how bees and other insects interact with plants. But sheContinue reading “Bee researcher May Berenbaum awarded National Medal of Science”
In our super-polarized political environment, here’s an issue that should unite Republicans, Democrats, liberals, conservatives, lefties, wing-nuts and all manner of thespians: President Barack Obama has committed the Federal government to an all-out effort to save pollinators. In a statement issued by the White House on June 20, the president ordered a government to taskContinue reading “Obama puts feds behind efforts to save pollinators”
You probably know already that, for the first time in the history of the White House, there are beehives in the garden on the south lawn.