01 | Context

Something is killing off bees–in big numbers. Scientists aren’t sure what, but evidence points to a role of a new family of pesticides called “neonics.” Are they a smoking spray gun?

Few stories about honeybees start in the well-worn cab of a beekeeper’s flatbed pickup truck. But if you were looking to speak to 51-year-old Jim Coneybeare of Fergus, Ont., late this past August, that cab was all too often where you’d find him. Late evenings and early mornings, as long as it wasn’t raining: moving hives, moving bees.

Read the full story by Brian Banks on the Canadian Wildlife Magazine website.

Keywords: Coneybeare; honeybee; neonics; pollination

02 | Photography

03 | Editorial Spreads