Reference List

ARTICLES - BEES

“What Our World Would Look Like without Honeybees”, Business Insider, June 22, 2013.
“Mystery Malady Kills More Bees, Heightening Worry on Farms”, The New York Times, March 28, 2013
“19 Crops that Would Disappear Without Bees”, The Daily Meal, July 3, 2012
“Pesticide Causes Largest Mass Bumble Bee Death on Record”, Xerces.org,, Scott Hoffman Black, June 21, 2013

ARTICLES - NEONICOTINOIDS/SYSTEMICS

“Neonicotinoid Pesticides Harm More than Just Honey Bees”, Nature World News, June 14, 2013.
“Immune Suppression by Neonicotinoid Insecticides at the Root of Global Wildlife Declines”, Journal of Environmental Immunology and Toxicology, Rosemary Mason, Henk Tennekes,  Francisco Sanchez-Bayo, Palle Uhd Jepsen, September/October 2012

BEEKEEPING

Local Beekeeper in Denver metro area:  Honey Bee Keep (www.honeybeekeep.com)

BEEKEEPING ASSOCIATION

Colorado State Beekeepers Association - www.coloradobeekeepers.org

BOOKS

Natural Beekeeping:  Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition by Ross Conrad and Gary Paul Nabhan (Mar 8, 2013)

Gaia’s Garden:  A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway, 2nd Edition, 2009

FILM

DVD:  “Vanishing of the Bees” - documentary (2010)

LOCAL SOURCES FOR SEEDS

Botanical Interests - www.botanicalinterests.com
BBB Seeds - www.bbbseed.com

PERMACULTURE (AND MORE)

Living Systems Institute - www.livingsystemsinst.org

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nVUsv2jH3c - “Pesticides (neonicotinoids) and Bee Behavior”.  A science experiment showing the effect of pesticides (neonicotinoids) on bee behavior.  Seven and a half minute excerpt from the BBC Horizon documentary titled “What’s Killing Our Bees?”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Nsn4KvjwM - “Guttation (dew drops) from neonicotinoid- treated maize kills bees”.  Three-minute video showing the deadly effects of dew drops from neonicotinoid-treated corn on bees.  2008 research by Prof. Vincenzo Girolami at the University of Padova in Italy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9BkfaVCv84 - “Tom Theobald (beekeeper in Central Colorado) looks at Neonicotinoid insecticides and the mass-death of bee colonies”.  Twenty-five minute video with Tom Theobald interviewed by Dan Rather.

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