• 00:20

    Save Our Bees: The Importance of Honeybees & Food Security

    in Environment

    Bee advocates, beekeepers and the scientific community are taking a global approach in their efforts to protect bees from the dangers of neonicotinoids as well as to help educate the public about the importance of honeybees. As National Honeybee Day approaches this August 16, 2014, we will be focused on the importance of our honeybees and what people can do to take action.


    In this special evening edition of The Organic View Radio Show, two bee advocates Tiffany Finck-Haynes, head of the BeeAction.org campaign for Friends of the Earth and Larissa Walker, the Pollinator Campaign Director and a policy analyst at Center for Food Safety talk to host, June Stoyer about the importance of honeybees, food security and what people can do to save our bees. Stay tuned!


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  • 00:30

    Dr Alex Lu Discusses The Harvard Study On Honeybees & Neonicotinoids -Part 1

    in Science

    Due to the recent publicity given to Harvard's Dr. Alex Lu regarding his latest research titled, "Sub-lethal Exposure To Neonicotinoids Impaired Honeybees Winterization Before Proceeding To Colony Collapse Disorder" we are airing this encore presentation of the interview so that our listeners who are new to the controversy can have an opportunity to hear the previous interview.


    In this special series called “The Neonicotinoid View”, host, June Stoyer, will be joined by special guest co-host, Tom Theobald, to talk to Dr. Chensheng (Alex) Lu, Associate Professor of Environmental Exposure Biology at Harvard about his research on honeybees and neonicotinoids. Dr. Lu's primary research interest is in the area of pesticide exposure and health risk assessment using biological monitoring approach. Dr. Lu is developing a research program integrating novel exposure assessment tools, physiologically-base pharmacokinetic models and cumulative risk assessment models.


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  • 01:03

    The Fatal Sting of Clothianidin On Honeybees

    in Environment

    Honeybees pollinate 1/3 of all of our agricultural food as well as other important crops such as cotton that are used for textiles. Without them, life as we know it would cease to exist. Any fatal impact on the honeybee would create a monumental disaster. Clothianidin has been widely used as a seed treatment on many of the USA’s key crops (which include canola, soy, sunflowers, wheat and sugar beet crops) for eight growing seasons under a conditional registration granted while EPA waited for Bayer Crop Science, the pesticide’s maker, to conduct a field study assessing the insecticide’s threat to bee colony health. The EPA has moved from granting a conditional registration to full registration of this chemical just in time for the spring planting. Clothianidin is of the neonicotinoid family of systemic pesticides, which are taken up by a plant’s vascular system and expressed through pollen, nectar and gutation droplets from which bees then forage and drink. Scientists are concerned about the mix and cumulative effects of the multiple pesticides bees are exposed to in these ways. Neonicotinoids are of particular concern because they have cumulative, sublethal effects on insect pollinators that correspond to CCD symptoms – namely, neurobehavioral and immune system disruptions.
    In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer will speak to Tom Theobald, Master Beekeeper, President and founding board member of the Boulder County Beekeepers' Association about the impact of this devastation chemical. Stay tuned! 

  • 00:28

    The Neonicotinoid View: Maryland's Pollinator Protection Act of 2015

    in Environment

    In this special series called “The Neonicotinoid View”, host June Stoyer and special guest co-host, Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald, will talk to bee health advocates Bonnie Raindrop and Bill Castro about efforts in Maryland to restrict use of neonicotinoids by passing Senate Bill 163/House Bill 6055, The 2015 Pollinator Protection Act.


    Bonnie Raindrop is the Legislative Chair for the Central Maryland Beekeepers Association (CMBA). CMBA is a member organization of the Smart on Pesticides Maryland coalition which has over 60 organizations who are working together to pass the Pollinator Protection Act in Maryland in the 2015 legislative session. She has been a beekeeper for 9 years.


    Bill Castro is a full-time urban treatment-free beekeeper in Baltimore City who has been involved with bees in one way or another for nearly 40 years, and a military spouse. He owns and operates Bee Friendly Apiary. His love of nature and deep respect for honey bees has also been shared through volunteering in Baltimore City classroom education for school age children as well as speaking publicly to civic groups and garden clubs. He promotes honey bee stewardship and a chemical free environment.


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  • 00:54

    Interview with Dr. Eric Mussen on Behavior of honeybees

    in Science

    Dr. Eric Mussen holds his Ph.D. in Entomology and is the honey bee extension apiculturist with the Department of Entomology and Nematology at University of California, Davis.
    Dr. Mussen has received the American Association of Professional Apiculturists' Award for Apicultural Excellence  for his leadership in the bee industry and apicultural research publications.   Dr. Mussen's Education:   B.S. Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst M.S. Entomology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Ph.D. Entomology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul   Please call in and ask any questions you may have about honeybees and their behavior. Dr. Mussen is happy to give an answer.

  • 00:33

    475,000 Honeybees Devastated During California Almond Pollination

    in Environment

    In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to two leading commercial, migratory beekeepers, Mr. Jeff Anderson and Mr. Bill Rhodes about the recent news about major honeybee deaths in California from almond pollination. Today's show is brought to you by Eden Foods the most trusted name in certified organic clean food! Shop online at EdenFoods.com and enter the coupon code “ORGVIEW” when prompted during checkout to receive 20% OFF any regularly priced items (excluding cases). For other promotional offers, please visit TheOrganicView.com’s website. If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2014 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.

  • 00:34

    The Neonicotinoid View: This Week's Buzz 02-26-2015

    in Environment

    In this special series called “The Neonicotinoid View”, host June Stoyer and special guest co-host, Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald, discuss current events and news about neonicotinoids. Joining the conversation will be Mr. Tim Tucker, President of the American Beekeeping Federation. Some of the topics for this evening’s show will include the recent EPA’s Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Webinar, emergency registration for Clothianidin in citrus, how Bayer intends to tackle Sudden Death Syndrome and more! Stay tuned!


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  • 01:00

    Are There Any Neonicotinoid Free Food Sources For Honeybees?

    in Environment

    There is a great deal of concern that our honeybees do not have enough food to eat because of the amount of pesticides being used. However, most homeowners do not realize that their demand for pristine lawns and continuously flowering plants that have low to zero maintenance are a huge part of the problem. The lack of food not only effect honeybees but other pollinators such as butterflies. Are we sacrificing sources of food so that our yards can be free from the site of plants such as clover, and dandelions, etc? Even roadside maintenance poses an issue as wildflowers and other beneficial plants are mowed down for aesthetics. Is there anything we can really do to keep our yards looking nice and not take away food from pollinators? In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to Dr. Vera Krischik about how we can help pollinators by practicing IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and take an active role in replenishing available food sources. Dr. Krischik is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Entomology at the U of Minnesota and an Extension Specialist in Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM). If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes , Youtube or you visit our podcast archives which can be found at www.theorganicview.com. Stay tuned!

  • 00:27

    The Neonicotinoid View This Week's Buzz 02-19-2015

    in Environment

    In this special series called “The Neonicotinoid View”, which is the only show that focused on the impact of neonicotinoids, host June Stoyer and special guest co-host, Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald, discuss current events and news about neonicotinoids. Some of the topics discussed today will include new research by Dr. Dave Goulson about 'Crop-yields of Sunflowers and Oilseed Rape higher than ever without use of neonics', new research on bee brains and colony healthy by Dr. Chris Connolly, the Ontario government's position on neonicotinoids, new emergency exemptions for Sulfoxaflor and more. Stay tuned.


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  • 01:03

    A Discussion About Neonicotinoids And Bee Losses

    in Environment

    Should neonicotinoids be banned? What is the impact on honeybees? In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, June Stoyer will host an in-depth discussion about neonicotinoids with Randy Oliver, a biologist and owner of ScientificBeekeeping.com and Walter Haefeker, President of the European Professional Beekeepers Association, Member of the Board of Directors German Professional Beekeepers Association. If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2015 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved. Today’s show is sponsored by RamVPN.com, the leading provider of next-generation online anonymity and VPN security solutions.  Their architecture is unique, tamper-safe, and 100% guaranteed.  Listeners of The Organic View Radio show can receive a special discount by using the coupon code orgview! Enjoy a 15% off discount for 3 month and 6 month personal plans. For more offers, please visit www.theorganicview.com


     


     

  • 01:00

    Are We Destroying Available Food Sources For Honeybees?

    in Environment

    There is a great deal of concern that our honeybees do not have enough food to eat because of the amount of pesticides being used. However, most homeowners do not realize that their demand for pristine lawns and continuously flowering plants that have low to zero maintenance are a huge part of the problem. The lack of food not only effect honeybees but other pollinators such as butterflies. Are we sacrificing sources of food so that our yards can be free from the site of plants such as clover, and dandelions, etc? Even roadside maintenance poses an issue as wildflowers and other beneficial plants are mowed down for aesthetics. Is there anything we can really do to keep our yards looking nice and not take away food from pollinators?
    In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to Dr. Vera Krischik about how we can help pollinators by practicing IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and take an active role in replenishing available food sources. Dr. Krischik is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Entomology at the U of Minnesota and an Extension Specialist in Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Stay tuned!

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