Age of Awareness
Published in

Age of Awareness

Our Love of Almond Milk is Killing the Bees

Almond orchards need lots of pollinating bees to thrive, but it’s hard work for the bees.

Photo by Patrick Brinksma on Unsplash

According to a recent report from The Guardian, the booming almond business in California is a leading cause of death to America’s honeybee. The Guardian reports that over 50 million bees died last winter. This is a third of bees from all…




Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn | Tune in at | Connecting 500k+ monthly readers with 1,200+ authors

Recommended from Medium


A letter to the Earth

Malaysia: Boy, 14, believed dead after diving trip

Recycling Programs

Bamboo Toothbrushes and Why It’s Important To Make The Switch (by Diary of a Green Girl)

The Scourge of Single-use Plastic

The Trouble with Environmental Framing: How William Cronon Challenges Framing in “The Trouble with…

The Imaginary Fuel Crisis in the UK

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jennifer Geer

Jennifer Geer

Writer, blogger, mom, owner of pugs, wellness enthusiast, and true crime obsessed.

More from Medium

Beyond-Human Persons Need Our Allyship. They Are More Than Just “Animals.”

History is unavoidable these days in the classroom.

‘The changes aren’t just coming — they’re already here’

White snow covers a group of burned, standing trees called snags.

The Afghan Women’s Tale