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Wanstead bees come a cropper

Wanstead bees come a cropper | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
In September last year Wansteadium reported on the thriving bee-keeping culture in Wanstead, and particularly on the honey production of Wansteadium reader MissisBeekeeper and family. Sad to report but all their bees have died, victims of the p...
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Bad news for some local bees. I have lost a few colonies this year, but all my strong ones are still doing well. Fingers crossed.

 

 

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Mass. Environment Group Warns: No Bees Means No Food

Mass. Environment Group Warns: No Bees Means No Food | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
A group called Environment Massachusetts is trying to increase public awareness about the plight of the bee.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, November 27, 9:10 AM
No bees no food?
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Far from being only a cementing agent, Propolis performs a number of valuable functions for the hive #research propolis

Far from being only a cementing agent, Propolis performs a number of valuable functions for the hive #research propolis | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
#research propolis
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Cuba's organic honey exports create buzz as bees die off elsewhere

Cuba's organic honey exports create buzz as bees die off elsewhere | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
As it is pesticide-free, Cuba's bee industry could be protected from problems hitting other honey producers
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Eric Larson's curator insight, December 2, 11:28 AM
Cuba's bee industry.
Eben Lenderking's curator insight, December 3, 10:31 AM

una de las consequenzas buenas de viivir en una isla sin industrializacion es que la natura sigue viviendo fuertemente.  Los Cubanos tambien tienen meliponas, mucha mariposa--se seguimos como estamos hacienda, vamos a perder nuestro patrimonio, una biodiversidad casi sin ugual.

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Reusable Beeswax Wrap, Food Safe,Natural,Eco Friendly, Beeswax Food Storage Wrap, Plastic Wrap Alternative, Pack of 2-10" Wraps

Reusable Beeswax Wrap, Food Safe,Natural,Eco Friendly, Beeswax Food Storage Wrap,  Plastic Wrap Alternative, Pack of 2-10" Wraps | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Replace the plastic in your home with your Beeswax wraps. Use your beeswax wraps to store food safely and keep food fresh. Use it in the
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Multipurpose honey has beauty, health benefits - Times of India

Multipurpose honey has beauty, health benefits - Times of India | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
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Multipurpose honey has beauty, health benefits
Times of India
Save dry skin: Honey is a fantastic moisturiser and works wonders on patches of dry skin.
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Dangerous Pesticides Showing Up More and More In Our Urine and Breast Milk - Cornucopia Institute

Dangerous Pesticides Showing Up More and More In Our Urine and Breast Milk - Cornucopia Institute | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Farmers and consumers have been guinea pigs in a Big Ag experiment.
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Beekeepers urged to microchip bees after rise in hives being stolen ...

Beekeepers urged to microchip bees after rise in hives being stolen ... | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Apiarists are predicting a bonanza 'crop' this year thanks to the warm dry spring, which has led to masses of blossom for bees to feed on. But criminals have cottoned on to the abundance of honey and are scouring the fields ...
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Raw honey: The healing treasure - Step Into My Green World

Raw honey: The healing treasure - Step Into My Green World | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Raw honey: The healing treasure | ... As its name states, raw honey is not pasteurized, not filtered, unaltered, unprocessed, and harvested directly from the honeycomb to your pantry, courtesy of nature's little honeybees.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, December 1, 8:43 AM
Raw honey a treasure?
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Honey warrants more serious official attention – beekeeper - Stabroek News

Honey warrants more serious official attention – beekeeper - Stabroek News | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Honey warrants more serious official attention – beekeeper
Stabroek News
Not for the first time, Guyana's apiculture sector is making a case for a more generous measure of official attention.
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Get your mojo back - Irish Independent

Get your mojo back - Irish Independent | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Get your mojo back Irish Independent The natural, but strong, fragrance – thanks to the key ingredients of manuka honey and healing propolis – might be slightly off-putting to some, but sometimes it nice to know that natural ingredients haven't...
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Pesticides widely used in Britain are 'harming bees and should not be used on flowering crops'

Pesticides widely used in Britain are 'harming bees and should not be used on flowering crops' | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Neonicotinoids are pesticides applied directly to seed, so the crop grows up resistant to pests. But they have been linked to the steady decline of bee populations.
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Fame at last | Seven Kings Apiary

Fame at last | Seven Kings Apiary | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
After speaking to those attending the AGM of Local charity Training 4 Transition about honey bees, I got a mention in another local group's blog. Click HERE to read it.
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Save The Bees - 5 Bee Saving Tips

Save The Bees - 5 Bee Saving Tips | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Farming practices continue to disturb the natural habitats and forage of solitary . Here are 5 tips that can help save the bees:
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Interpreting the Buzz of Honeybees

Interpreting the Buzz of Honeybees | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can tell a lot about the behavior of a honeybee by the sound of her buzz? Careful attention to the sound of the honeybee’s buzzing can alert the beekeeper to the mood of the bees.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 20, 1:48 PM
Interpreting bees?
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VIDEO: Experts say bees hold the secret to tackling human infections

VIDEO: Experts say bees hold the secret to tackling human infections | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it

FOR thousands of years man's relationship with bees has been a harmonious one from the pollination of plants to the production of honey.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, November 27, 9:12 AM
Bees and infection?
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Why Burt's Bees Is Committing to This Crazy Social Marketing Plan

Why Burt's Bees Is Committing to This Crazy Social Marketing Plan | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
The lip balm giant's plan to drop the letter B from their products and plant a billion flowers is working.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, December 2, 11:30 AM
Crazy social marketing plan?
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The Alternative Daily Special Report: Are “Natural” Sugars Any Better Than Refined White Sugar?

The Alternative Daily Special Report: Are “Natural” Sugars Any Better Than Refined White Sugar? | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Are "Natural" Sugars Any Better Than Refined White Sugar? https://t.co/DmpYZkiHzl
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Keep Us Safe From Pesticides in Bread! - The Petition Site

Keep Us Safe From Pesticides in Bread! - The Petition Site | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
More than two-thirds of bread in the U.K. contains traces of pesticides! (16424 signatures on petition) (Keep Us Safe from Pesticides in Bread!
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Pesticides present in tea, says report | Humanitarian News

Pesticides present in tea, says report | Humanitarian News | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Leading national and international brands of tea contain pesticides, which are considered highly and moderately hazardous by the World Health Organisation, a report released by Greenpeace India said.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, December 1, 8:42 AM
Pesticides in your tea?
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Colonialism is when bees bust their asses to make honey but all the bottles look like bears!

Colonialism is when bees bust their asses to make honey but all the bottles look like bears! | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Kim Crosby’s Facebook page(which quoted me yesterday!)
Holy shit, best quote fucking ever, holy shit. ("Colonialism is when bees bust their asses to make honey but all the bottles look like bears!" - Kim...
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Bees more than merit protection - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Bees more than merit protection - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
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Bees more than merit protection
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We should all care about bees and their pollinating relatives, not just the honeybees that create honey, beeswax, bee propolis and other honey-related products we enjoy.
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Farming opens new job opportunities in St James - Jamaica Gleaner

Farming opens new job opportunities in St James - Jamaica Gleaner | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
Jamaica Gleaner
Farming opens new job opportunities in St James
Jamaica Gleaner
"We are also looking at apiculture (bee-keeping) and the possible establishment of an ornamental fish farm," stated Allen.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, December 1, 8:45 AM
Don't worry be happy?
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No hobby beekeeping: city committee

No hobby beekeeping: city committee | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
A city committee has shot down hobby beekeeping in Winnipeg.... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Why 'natural' beekeeping could save our honey-making friends ...

Why 'natural' beekeeping could save our honey-making friends ... | Bees and beekeeping | Scoop.it
The honeybee is becoming an endangered species, with the finger of blame pointing in multiple directions. Wild honeybees are nearly extinct in the UK and from 1985-2005 there was a 53 per cent decline in managed ...
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