State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

bees

  • Olga Frolova: From Honeybee Hobbyist to Pollinator Promoter

    Olga Frolova: From Honeybee Hobbyist to Pollinator Promoter

    Before graduating from the Columbia Climate School, Frolova will intern at the Bee Conservancy to raise awareness about the importance of protecting these industrious insects.

  • Mysterious Honeybee Deaths Remain Unsolved

    Mysterious Honeybee Deaths Remain Unsolved

    According to a comprehensive federal study, the collapse of American honeybee colonies stems from a complex slew of factors, including pesticides, parasites, poor nutrition and a lack of genetic diversity.

  • The Buzz on Elephants

    The Buzz on Elephants

    African-born, Oxford-trained biologist Lucy King recently won an award for a promising solution to a longstanding problem in Africa—elephants raiding crops.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Olga Frolova: From Honeybee Hobbyist to Pollinator Promoter

    Olga Frolova: From Honeybee Hobbyist to Pollinator Promoter

    Before graduating from the Columbia Climate School, Frolova will intern at the Bee Conservancy to raise awareness about the importance of protecting these industrious insects.

  • Mysterious Honeybee Deaths Remain Unsolved

    Mysterious Honeybee Deaths Remain Unsolved

    According to a comprehensive federal study, the collapse of American honeybee colonies stems from a complex slew of factors, including pesticides, parasites, poor nutrition and a lack of genetic diversity.

  • The Buzz on Elephants

    The Buzz on Elephants

    African-born, Oxford-trained biologist Lucy King recently won an award for a promising solution to a longstanding problem in Africa—elephants raiding crops.