Author Archives: Tom Theobald

Graham White’s interview in Acres U.S.A.

I think most of you new beekeepers, and probably many of the older ones as well, have been drawn to bees not only for the fascinating window into the natural world they offer, but because you are aware of the … Continue reading

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Court Holds Bee-Killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law

This could be a major victory. We’ll see how the EPA responds. As many of you know, I was one of the beekeeper plaintiffs. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law EPA must analyze risks to … Continue reading

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Tom Theobald interviewed by Linda Moulton Howe on Coast to Coast AM

Linda Moulton Howe began reporting on the bee losses very early on, starting with Dave Hackenberg’s sudden losses in 2006. I’ve done one or two interviews with Linda, but it had been two or three years since we’d spoken when … Continue reading

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Australian beekeeper Jeffrey Gibbs

The wheels are coming off the wagon in Australia. For more than a decade the chemical companies’ excuse for the massive worldwide bee losses has been varroa, varroa, varroa, and Australia was trumpeted as a success story, an example of … Continue reading

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South Carolina bee kill no accident

The bee kill in South Carolina is getting a lot of press, and in most stories is being characterized as “an accident.” This was no accident. Naled is an organophosphate. It is highly toxic to bees. Aerial application is the … Continue reading

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