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Hornets

Hornets are less aggressive than many more frequently encountered wasp species. in spite of their fearsome reputation, they generally only sting in defence of their nest or when something picks them up and their stings are no more dangerous to … Continue reading

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Tried & Tested: Bee Sting facial at Hairven, Gedling

  WITH its many hair stations, shelves of products and bustling atmosphere, the Hairven salon in Gedling is a slice of city luxury away from the centre. I was invited down to the salon to try out their popular Bee … Continue reading

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Bees ‘prefer city to countryside’

Bumblebees seem to prefer the buzz of the city to the countryside, a large-scale “citizen’s science” study has found.   They also like to have a cool breeze on their backs when foraging, and choose English lavender over the more … Continue reading

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BEES’ TOXIC PROBLEM

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Honeybee genome throws up survival clues

Honeybees probably originated in Asia, not Africa, said scientists Sunday who had teased interesting tidbits from the busy little pollinators’ genome that they hope can be used to protect it. They sequenced the genomes of 140 honeybees from 14 populations … Continue reading

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A love story

An important story, and a nice one to read. Please take it to heart. A Conservation Story In My Front Yard Cathleen Burnham I travel far to write and photograph endangered species stories for children’s books and articles: wild dogs … Continue reading

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A Bee in Man’s Bonnet

Have you heard of the Africanised Honey Bee? The Queen explains. It is true that Man is a mean meddler. Not just a mean one but a greedy manipulator of his environment. His buzzword is “MORE”. The bee in his … Continue reading

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Lessons from bees

Bees and children normally have a volatile relationship. The fear of being stung and the increasing number of children with allergic reactions tends to create a unsympathetic environment for the humble bee. But one East Auckland school is going against … Continue reading

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Bees as bombs

Though almost 70 percent of the world’s bees have been wiped out, they once played an important role in warfare A long time ago, I was stung by a bee on the nape of my neck. My husband immediately ran inside, … Continue reading

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First aid: Bee sting treatment

In most Bee Sting cases, simple first aid at the time of the incident will be enough to handle common pain, redness and itching. Bee Stings can cause minor discomfort and swelling as part of an allergic reaction to the … Continue reading

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