We are so happy to share our research findings in the media! Of course we know that not everyone wants to read the published literature, so we make sure to share our work in other ways. Below, find video interviews, popular media articles, and other ways that you can find out more about bees!
"Bee the Change" - Celebrating World Bee Day 2022 with the Scholar's Hub
Biodiversity: a tale of four bees
York University's Alumni Association invited us to speak at a Scholar's Hub event to celebrate World Bee Day '21
Dr. Sheila Colla
As you can imagine, World Bee Day is a BIG deal for us. Find out what Dr. Sheila Colla wants more people to know...
The Buzz on Bees
A Q&A with the Executive Committee on World Bee Day 2020
Dr. Laurence Packer
York Circle - The Importance of Bees: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation
The Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation hosts a YouTube channel with videos of academic talks and conference presentations. Click here to check it out and learn about the research
The Conversation Canada
How planting a garden can boost bees, local food and resilience during the coronavirus crisis
With the arrival of spring, many people have been starting to think about how COVID-19 will impact the affordability and availability of fruits and vegetables in coming months...
How Wet’suwet’en butterflies offer lessons in resilience and resistance
The Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en peoples collaborated in 1987 to challenge the British Columbia government and legally establish title to their ancestral territories. That landmark case, known as ...
Give bees a chance: We can’t afford to lose our wild native pollinators
A quintessential sign of spring is a busy bee happily buzzing from blossom to blossom. While spring is now in full swing across Canada, the presence of those dependable pollinators is becoming ...
Forget smart cities (for a minute), we need to talk about smart farms
There’s a lot of talk about digital technology and smart cities, but what about smart farms? Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surveying rolling hills...
Scrapping environmental watchdog is like shooting the messenger
Buried deep within the massive omnibus bill (Bill 57) tabled by Ontario’s government last week were a series of provisions significantly curtailing the power of ...
DNA barcodes — sci-fi tech to safeguard environment
A Canadian technology that can identify a substance by scanning it — as a character in Star Trek might — could become a crucial tool to capture DNA data in the environment...