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A new suspect in bee deaths: the US government

As scientists race to pinpoint the cause of the global collapse of honey bee populations that pollinate a third of the world’s crops, environmental groups have indentified one culprit: US authorities who continue to approve pesticides implicated in the apian … Continue reading

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Anhui: Biggest Honey Exporting Province in China in Jan-Nov Period

Between January and November, Anhui’s honey exports reached 26,056 tonnes, worth $49.5 million, ranking first in the country, local authorities said. The province saw a 48.15 percent and 50.56 percent year-on-year rise in the volume and value of the exports, … Continue reading

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Council’s eco-grant has pupils all abuzz

There’s a buzz at Mount Terry Primary School – and it’s not just coming from students excited about the coming holidays. The school recently bought a colony of stingless native bees and a hive for their outdoor kitchen garden, thanks … Continue reading

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When buying honey, be aware of impostors

Christmas is one of the most popular times to buy honey — either as a gift or for baking. And that means consumers need to watch for honey fraud, said Bevan Weed, president of the Wasatch Beekeeping Association. With the bee … Continue reading

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Two insecticides a risk for human nervous system: EU

Brussels — The EU warned Tuesday that two widely used insecticides, one of which has already been implicated in bee population decline, may pose a risk to human health. The neonicotinoid insecticides acetamiprid and imidacloprid “may affect the developing human … Continue reading

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U.S. Sugar employee dies after bee attack in Clewiston

CLEWISTON—In what can only be described as a ‘freak accident’, a U.S. Sugar employee died last week after a swarm of bees stung him while he was conducting his normal rounds at his job. In the wake of the incident, … Continue reading

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Origins and Evolutionary History of the Honey Bee

  http://www.adoptahive.co   Related articles Dr. Martin Hasselmann, University of Cologne – Genetics Of Bee Sex (adoptahive.wordpress.com) Bee Researchers Make Friends with a Killer (adoptahive.wordpress.com) Sudan Bee Honey Production Increases to More than Half Million Tons (adoptahive.wordpress.com) European bees breed … Continue reading

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Bee visitors and their policing

The bumble bee is an important wild pollinator. For hive bees, many agriculturalists have to keep hives, while the many bumbly species look after themselves and have not suffered traumatic infections like the domestic species. Pesticides however have decimated them … Continue reading

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Let’s bee ‘aving you: Grumpy bear tries to fight bee

A massive Kodiak bear is finding this pesky bee a royal pain as it buzzes around his head just out of reach. This incredible comedic moment was captured in the bear den at Buffalo Zoo. Terry Cervi from Buffalo, New York, USA … Continue reading

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Strange migrating bees on the move in South America

ECUADOR, Dec. 9, 2013 — As scientists desperately research why honeybees are disappearing and dying at alarming rates, they now they have another unexplained behavior to figure out: Migration. Bees migrating back and forth to specific places with the seasons, … Continue reading

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