Pollinators in the Press
Current Articles (Article Archives ⇒)
Articles about NSERC-CANPOLIN researchers and the Network that appear in the news will be posted here! Click on the title of the news item to find out more. The stories will open in a new tab or window depending on your specific browser and settings.
Rob Currie & Suresh Desai:
CBC News, video: "Breakthrough seen in fighting virus that hits bees", 22 June, 2012
Peter Kevan: Pollinating bees can now suppress crop pests: Vector biocontrol costs the same as conventional fungicides, The Grower 62(1): 14 (PDF)
CANPOLIN researcher Elizabeth Elle discusses British Columbia's native bees and their importance to BC agriculture in "Profitable Pollinators"
Ernesto Guzman: The Globe and Mail's article "Honeybee colonies are collapsing, but not all hope is lost", March 11, 2011
Erika Nardone, Peter Kevan: U of G studying space bees: Could pollinators do their job away from earth? Say you had a greenhouse on Mars. Would you also have bumblebees there as well? Writen by our writer in residence Stephen Humphrey, November 24, 2010
James Thomson, a University of Toronto researcher who is also a member of NSERC-CANPOLIN (Working Group 2), has published the results of a 17 year research study exploring pollination and fruiting success of the glacier lily, Erythronium grandiflorum, in Colorado. The novel study is the first of its kind to show a deterioration in pollinators over a longer time frame. The original journal article can be found here at the Philosophical Transactions B website (link to article abstract).
Almuhanad Melhim, Paul Kelly & Laurence Packer: September 13, 2010. Buzz Kill. Canadian Business Magazine (PDF)
Les Shipp, Peter Kevan and NSERC-CANPOLIN: Predators and pollinators - Among Harrow projects is global warming’s potential impact on biocontrols, and the latest buzz (link)
NSERC-CANPOLIN: Pollinators and Plants - Theirs is a partnership that humans must protect, Portico Magazine, Summer 2010 (link)
Stephen Humphrey: Toronto Writer Suits Up as Apiarist U of G’s pollination research group invites a poet into their hive, At Guelph, May 2010 issue
Laurence Packer: The unbearable plight of beeness When a bug we rely on for so much is in trouble, so are we, Montreal Gazette, May 15, 2010 - a review of his new book "Keeping the Bees: Why all Bees are at Risk and What we can do to Save Them"
Ernesto Guzman: News @ Noon, discussing the issue of honeybee colony collapse disorder (link)
Ernesto Guzman: Discovery Channel's Daily Planet (video link)
Peter Kevan: "Using Pollination Research", The Grower, April 2010 (PDF)
Ernesto Guzman: "Prof Solves Bee Loss Mystery," University of Guelph News, March 3, 2010 (link)
CANPOLIN: Some researchers from the Network appeared on CBC's The Nature of Things, January 7th, 2010. (link): To Bee or Not to Bee
Peter Kevan: Guelph Portico Magazine, "Kevan gets Royal Society honours, heads national research network" January 2010 (PDF)
CANPOLIN UofG: At the University of Guelph, experts in bees and numbers are working together on studies of hive design, pollination webs and disease transmission, December 9, 2009. (link)
Steve Pernal and Rob Currie: Buzzkill: Dire Outlook for Honeybees and the Consumers Who Depend on Them, AOL Environment News, November 20, 2009. (link)
CANPOLIN: New Research Network to Shed Light on Pollinator Decline, Hive Lights November, 2009. (PDF)
CANPOLIN: Where have all the bees gone? Septemeber 2009 The New Internationalist Magazine Issue 425. (link)
CANPOLIN: Official NSERC announcement of the Network. (link)
CANPOLIN: June 2009 New Research Network to Shed Light on Pollinator Decline, Entomological Society of Canada Bulletin, Volume 41 (2): 93-94. (PDF)
Laurence Packer and Gaham Forbes: We can't live without life support, The Daily Gleaner, June 30, 2009. (link)
Laurence Packer: Why biodiversity matters, Telegraph-Journal, June 20, 2009. (link)
Cory Sheffield: CBC Radio Maritime Noon with Costas Halavrezos, June 12, 2009. (Link - C. Sheffield interview) (8.78MB)
Peter Kevan: CBC Radio Maritime Noon with Laura Chapin, June 13, 2009. (link - P. Kevan interview) (6.39MB)
Elizabeth Elle: Bees' disappearance has biologists buzzing, interview with CTV British Columbia, May 16, 2009. (link)
Laurence Packer: Our bumblebees on the brink, NOW magazine. (link)
Peter Kevan conducted an interview with RCI Radio's The Link - the interview is at 26 minutes in part 2 from March 31st (be sure to select the second part of the program at the top of the page, 2009-03-31).
Laurence Packer and York University: Rogers, Theresa. "The Bee Keeper." Lab Business Spring 2009: 18-22. (link)
Peter Kevan: Savage, C. December, 2008. The Plight of the Bumblebee. Canadian Geographic. (PDF)
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