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Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener of South Central LA

Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener of South Central LA | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA—in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs.

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LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials

LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it

LEGO will invest $150 million over the next 15 years to find a sustainable raw material to replace the plastic used in its toys and packaging.

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Colony Collapse Disorder is SOLVED with the Bee Pole!

Colony Collapse Disorder is SOLVED with the Bee Pole! | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Solve Colony Collapse Disorder with the Bee Pole. Who knew dead wood could help save humanity?
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Ask The Naturalist: Why Do Honeybees Clean Themselves? -

Some have suggested that the inside of a hive is as clean as a hospital room. Maybe or maybe not. But honey bees are one tidy creature.
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A Farm Grows in Brooklyn on the Roof

A Farm Grows in Brooklyn on the Roof | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it

Rooftop farming was born out of the green-roof movement, in which building owners partially or completely cover roofs with vegetation atop special waterproof membranes. Green roofs use plants and flowers to provide insulation, create a habitat for local wildlife, help control runoff, put more oxygen into the atmosphere—and provide a welcome, verdant break from urban drabness.


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Rusty-patched Bumble Bee - Ontario Government, Ministry of Natural Resources

Rusty-patched Bumble Bee - Ontario Government, Ministry of Natural Resources | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it

Plant pink purple or yellow native flowering plants to help this pollinator recover from risk of extinction

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Natural Beekeeping Forum - View topic - Idea for making top bar hold comb better

Natural Beekeeping Forum - View topic - Idea for making top bar hold comb better | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Natural beekeeping forum - sustainable, low-impact, top bar beekeeping for everyone (biobees forum: Horizontal top bar hives :: RE: Idea for making top bar hold comb better: Author: Invision

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Our Voice: Share your space with bees - Springfield News-Leader

Our Voice: Share your space with bees - Springfield News-Leader | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Our Voice: Share your space with bees
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Bees are definitely needed. Without them, the trees and flowers — not to mention the vegetable gardens — would not bloom, and we would have no honey for our tea.
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East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests … for now | Penn State University

East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests … for now | Penn State University | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time, according to an international team of...
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Disappearing Bees or Disappearing Science?

Disappearing Bees or Disappearing Science? | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
One young scientist is dismantling the stones of academia’s ivory tower to save the disappearing bees and manages to fund his own research at the same time.

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Young Africa works it

Young Africa works it | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
... in so many ways Ask today’s young Africans what they plan to do for a living when they grow up and the answer is not that likely to be as simple as lawyer, doctor, or architect. They can’t afford to put all their eggs in one basket as, say, a chicken farmer or a…
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Jadav Payeng: The Man Who Made a Forest - Organic Connections

Jadav Payeng: The Man Who Made a Forest - Organic Connections | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Jadav Payeng started to grow trees on barren land in India, creating what is now nearly 3000 acres of forest.

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Africanized Killer Bees Lance Davis

Killer Bees are thriving in California's dry climate. Lance Davis in the news gives his expert perspective.
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Tree Hive Bees- Scientific Research to Save the Honeybees

Tree Hive Bees- Scientific Research to Save the Honeybees | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
In an effort to save the honeybees, a veteran researcher, Lynn Royce, looks at tree hive bees to uncover the clues that may help their populations rebound.
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Bees naturally vaccinate their young, scientists find | Toronto Star

Bees naturally vaccinate their young, scientists find | Toronto Star | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Researchers hope discovery will help dwindling number of bee colonies as well as other species in the animal kingdom
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The Bees' Burden: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees - Greenpeace International (blog)

The Bees' Burden: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees - Greenpeace International (blog) | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
Greenpeace International (blog) The Bees' Burden: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees Greenpeace International (blog) Bees are considered to be the “queens of biodiversity” but bee populations continue to decline as a result of a...
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New virus linked to bee colony collapse disorder

New virus linked to bee colony collapse disorder | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
A rapidly mutating virus has leaped from plants to honeybees, where it is reproducing and contributing to the collapse of colonies vital to the multibillion-dollar agricultural industry, according to a new study.
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Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens

Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that East African honeybees are resistant to the pathogens blamed for colony collapses elsewhere.
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Bees Can't Wait 5 More Years

Bees Can't Wait 5 More Years | Bees and Beekeeping | Scoop.it
A coalition of more than 60 organizations has launched a national media campaign to bring attention to the severity of the decline in bees and other pollinators due to the use of bee-harming pesticides.

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