Author Archives: Tom Theobald

The neonics are an ecosystem issue

“Environmental experts say saving pollinators and ecosystems will take more than a new administration or state and federal bans of a few individual neonics. Real solutions may also require closing regulatory loopholes, updates to the EPA pesticide registration process, and … Continue reading

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Listen to Tom Theobald read Henk Tennekes’ last interview

It’s finally out, the narration of Henk Tenneke’s last interview  before his death. Stay on long enough to listen to the conversation between Terry and me because there is some important information there as well. Things must change if the … Continue reading

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Pollinators and Power: Graham White interviewed by Terry Oxford

Once again, I find it  unnecessary to add much to Terry Oxford’s preface to this interview with Graham White. This is an important interview and Terry was the only one with the foresight to record Graham’s thoughts before we lost … Continue reading

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Neonicotinoids are also killing birds

Horrifyingly but perhaps unsurprisingly, scientists now believe that bees aren’t the only animals that are adversely affected by neonicotinoids. Many bird species, too, appear to be in decline.” The pesticide that caused bee colonies to collapse is killing birds now,” … Continue reading

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The problem with neonicotinoids: important info for new beekeepers

I’m resurrecting another interview I did, The Problem with Neonicotinoids, previously posted on Tom’s Corner in 2018. I did this one with old friend Kim Flottum along with moderator and new friend Jeff Ott.  I’m bringing these interviews to the … Continue reading

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