Interviews and Media Coverage

Bee IPM – Media Coverage

Newspapers/ magazines/ web based

2013

Farm TV December 24, 2013 Bee Research at Lethbridge Research Centre

 

Western Producer December 12, 2013 Experts see viruses not usually found in leafcutter bees

 

Western Producer October 31, 2013 Varroa mite control for bees remains years away

 

Western Producer October 31, 2013 Research promising, but needs work

 

Guelph Mercury October 25, 2013 Guelph gathering delves into progress in pollinator research

 

Western Producer August 15, 2013 Honeybees play role in boosting canola yields

 

CBC News September 9, 2013. Huge honey bee losses across Canada dash hopes of upturn

 

CTV Morning Live Program (Winnipeg) August 2013 Description: The Department of Entomology at the University of Manitoba featured as the live remote for “CTV’s Morning Live”. Lisa Babey of Currie’s Lab from the Bee IPM project demonstrated VSH behaviour testing.

 

Capilano Courier April 10, 2013 Beauty and the Bees

 

2012

APiS UK October 14, 2012 Research – Proteins and varroa

 

Pflanzenforschung.de German October 5, 2012. HygienemaBnahmen im Bienenkorb

 

One News Page October 4, 2012. Honey bees fight back against Varroa

 

SeedDaily October 4, 2012. Honey bees fight back against Varroa

 

Summit County Citizen Voice October 3, 2012. Housekeeping could help honeybees fight destructive mites

 

swissinfo.ch October 3, 2012. Varroa mite wreaks havoc in Swiss bee colonies

 

Dadant October 2, 2012. Honey bees fight back against Varroa

 

Interactive Web September 28, 2012. Correlation of proteome-wide changes with social immunity behaviors…

 

Anchors of Reason September 28, 2012. Honey bees fight back against Varroa

 

ScienceDaily September 26, 2012. Honey Bees Fight Back Against Varroa

 

PhysOrg September 27, 2012. Honey bees fight against Varroa

 

The Conversation September 28, 2012. Honey bees exile mite-infested larvae

 

WP.PL Polish October 1, 2012. Pszczoly, sprzatajac, chronia kolonie

 

ApiNews English September 28, 2012. Canada – Found proteins that helps honey bees in their fight against varroa

 

ApiNews Spanish 28 de Septiembre de 2012. Canada – Descubren proteinas que ayudan las abejas meliferas en su lucha contra la varroa

 

Beekeepers of Putnam County September 29, 2012. Honey Bees Fight Back

 

ScienceCodex September 28, 2012. Honey bees fight back against Varroa

 

Evoscience Bees Fight Back Agaisnt Colony Collapse Disorder: Some Honey Bees Toss Out Varroa Mites

 

Mieli d’ Italia Italian 28 Settembre 2012. Ricerca. Identificate molecole coinvolte nel meccanismo della “Varroa Sensitive Hygiene”

 

Quantum Day September 28, 2012. Honey bees adapt and evolve to reduce infection of parasitic mite, Varroa destructor

 

redOrbit September 28, 2012. Dying honey bees fight colony collapse with resistance genes

 

ScienceNewsline Biology September 28, 2012. Honey Bees Fight Back Against Varroa

 

Vancouver Observer August 28, 2012. Buzz kill: discoveries about the health of BC’s bees

 

The Peace Country Sun June 29, 2012. “Peace Region’s Bee Population Looks Good.”

 

Grande Prairie Herald Tribune Newspaper June 25, 2012. “Peace Bee Numbers Looking Healthy”

 

Winnipeg Free Press June 22, 2012, “Treatment for deadly bee virus promising”

 

Grande Prairie Herald Tribune Newspaper June 21 and 23, 2012. Interview regarding 59th Annual Beekeepers Field Day at Beaverlodge Research Farm and an Update on Causes of Colony Losses in Canada.

 

Big Country Radio CJXX (Grande Prairie, AB) June 21, 2012. Interview regarding 59th Annual Beekeepers Field Day at Beaverlodge Research Farm and an Update on Causes of Colony Losses.

 

Innovation.ca June 13, 2012 Superbees to the rescue

 

The United Church Observer April, 2012, “The plight of the honeybee. The bee population is plummeting, putting our food supply at risk.”

 

2011

Canadian Geographic Magazine December 2011. Wildlife Stories of the Year: Honey Bee Health. What’s bothering honey bees. A new centre in Alberta aims to find out.

 

Trek Online, UBC November 29, 2011, “Plight of the Honey Bee.”

 

UBYSSEY, October 21, 2011 “UBC lab receives $2 million to research honey bees.”

 

National Post October 21, 2011, “B.C researchers trying to build a better bee to save species.”

 

OPENFILE October 28, 2011, “How to save the Bees.”

 

Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver Beacon October 23, 2011, “Restoring the “Buzz” in honey bee colonies.”

 

Canadian Manufacturing October 21, 2011, “Getting their buzz back: New project to help protect and revitalize bee populations; the insect critical to North America’s agriculture industry.”

 

The Vancouver Sun October 21. 2011, “B.C. research could help stem honeybee decline: Study aims to develop virus-resistant bees.”

 

The Province October 20, 2011, “Buzz worthy B.C. research may create tougher bees.”

 

Television/Radio

 

CBC TV, Jun 22, 2012, Breakthrough in seen in fighting virus that hits bees.

 

News1130, Oct 22, 2011, “Researcher hopes to prevent bees from dying off: Hoping they don’t come down with disease.”

 

Global BC, Oct 20, 2011, “UBC researchers in forefront of bid to halt honeybee decline in B.C.”