Summary: American bees are dying from mysterious causes, putting our agriculture at risk for lack of pollinators. Russian bees might be part of a solution.
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Bee People There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of blogs about average persons who keep bees. Here's one we really liked.
Million Bees Roadtrip This blog by the people at Maine's The Honey Exchange, tells all about the community of beekeepers that has grown up around a rather dedicated apiarist. This blog post is about his trip south this spring to pick up a million bees for his clients.
Queen of the Sun We haven't seen the movie, but from the info on this site, it looks like a very interesting documentary on the same themes as this article.