Wild Bees Attacked by Mites, Women Who Fish and the National Tour of Solar Homes

This short series of reports includes news on wild bees attacked by mites, the women who fish newspaper and the National Tour of Solar Homes.



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What the toll of the mites means to consumers is the reduction of many valuable crops and a dramatic rise in honey prices.
PHOTOS: COURTESY OF NATIONAL HONEY BOARD
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Trombe walls and high thermal mass provide most of the heating needs for this adobe home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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Lyla foggia dedicates her work to women fishers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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A beekeeper works with domesticated honeybees on his farm.
COURTESY OF NATIONAL HONEY BOARD
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This solar home in Vermont is one of the many stops on the tour.
COURTESY OF AMERICAN SOLAR ENERGY SOCIETY











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