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Bee Stings | Signs and Symptoms | Video | Veria Living

http://www.veria.com/ Bee stings can be quite painful, and are therefore an object of dread for many people. In this Signs and Symptoms video from Veria Livi...
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CLICK HERE to support Flow Hive: Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive

CLICK HERE to support Flow Hive: Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Harvesting honey is easier on the beekeeper and so much easier on the bees. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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We don't know for sure that pesticides are killing the bees. But we know ... - Washington Post

We don't know for sure that pesticides are killing the bees. But we know ... - Washington Post | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Why are honeybees dying? A look at the big gaps in science.
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Ian McKellen is a beekeeping Sherlock in 'Mr. Holmes' trailer

Ian McKellen is a beekeeping Sherlock in 'Mr. Holmes' trailer | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
An elderly Sherlock Holmes explains that bees don’t bite to an inquisitive youngster in the trailer for Mr. Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as Arthur...
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New threats to wild bees identified - BBC News

New threats to wild bees identified - BBC News | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.
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5 ways to help save the bees - CNN

5 ways to help save the bees - CNN | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
The bee population around the world is declining, but you don't have to be a beekeeper to get involved and help.
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Honeybee secretion may find use as local anesthetic - Phys.Org

Honeybee secretion may find use as local anesthetic - Phys.Org | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Honeybee 'bite' could be used as local anesthetic (Phys.Org)

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Bees Can’t Fly

Bees Can’t Fly | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

"According to Aerodynamic Laws, the Bumblebee cannot fly. Its body weight is not the right proportion to its wingspan. Ignoring these laws, the bee flies anyway"

 

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WNYC News - Two Years After Legalized Beekeeping, City May be Running Short on Forage

WNYC News - Two Years After Legalized Beekeeping, City May be Running Short on Forage | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

"New York has been a hive of activity since a certain rural hobby was legalized in 2010. Urban beekeeping has exploded with nearly 200 registered hives in the city, and experts say there may be another 200 off the books. Can the city sustain the hives?"

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Confirmed: Varroa Mite Helps Virus to Wipe Out Bees

Confirmed: Varroa Mite Helps Virus to Wipe Out Bees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
A parasitic mite has helped spread a lethal virus that has wiped out millions of honeybee colonies worldwide, say scientists.
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August 18 is National Honey Bee Day

August 18 is National Honey Bee Day | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

It has been estimated that up to one-third of the food we eat is the result of and dependent on pollination by honey bees.  They deserve at least a day of accolades!

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Bees are not so fancy schmancy.

Bees are not so fancy schmancy. | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

If you are planting a bee garden to provide pollen and nectar: stay away from expensive hybrids. Bees are found to prefer the original plant species.

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Pesticides make bees… picky from The Guild of Scientific Troubadours

Pesticides make bees… picky from The Guild of Scientific Troubadours | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Even bees need to temper their sweet tooth...

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How to Start Beekeeping | Learn About Honeybees

How to Start Beekeeping | Learn About Honeybees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

 A great resource on beegining a hive. Geoff Kipps-Bolton, noted beekeeper and bee advocate, shares tips to help you become a beekeeper. Watch videos, get advice, and discover the ins and outs of keeping bees.

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Recipe: Honey tangerines are in season - The News-Press

Recipe: Honey tangerines are in season - The News-Press | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
In this week's Farm to Fork, we make honey tangerine pudding.
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Tangerines are the one bright spot of a cold winter + always in season honey = yum!

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Beekeeping 101: Getting Started Part 1—The Bees

Beekeeping 101: Getting Started Part 1—The Bees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Getting started in beekeeping? Here is a beginner's guide to raising bees in your backyard from The Old Farmer's Almanac.
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Airports all over the World are turning into Giant Bee Hives

Airports all over the World are turning into Giant Bee Hives | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Airports, some of the busiest places, are now becoming unlikely hosts for bees. Not content with mechanical winged contraptions, airports all over the world, from Germany to the US, are stepping up their sustainability game and installing apiaries.
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Honeybees: Population Declines And Hive Theft Expected To Cause Fruit Prices ... - The Inquisitr

Honeybees: Population Declines And Hive Theft Expected To Cause Fruit Prices ... - The Inquisitr | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Bee hive thefts and another year of significant honeybee population declines has many agriculture researchers anticipating a big hike in fruit prices and almond
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Understanding the waggle of bee babble - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Understanding the waggle of bee babble - The Journal News | LoHud.com | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Honeybee waggle dance shows distance and direction of food.

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Honey Producers Lament a Bad Season for Bees

Honey Producers Lament a Bad Season for Bees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
Environmental campaigners are stepping up the fight to save the world's bees in the wake of a terrible honey season in Europe.
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What's the difference between honey bees and bumble bees?

What's the difference between honey bees and bumble bees? | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Mistaking a bumble bee for a honey bee is a common mistake. So how do you tell the difference?  Honey bees are slender and the color stripes are much more apparent.

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Who does this S@#t! Thousands of bees killed as 750 hives poisoned

Thousands of bees killed as 750 hives poisoned...
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Go native... A backyard Shangrila for the bees, birds and butterflies!

Go native... A backyard Shangrila for the bees, birds and butterflies! | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Inspiration from a Twin Cities gardener.  Does anyone know a garden center focusing on NJ-native plants?

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Did you know there are 20,000 species of bees in the world?

Did you know there are 20,000 species of bees in the world? | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Here's a nice primer on the diverse world of bees.

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Pentagon Faces New Enemy: 10,000 Honey Bees

Pentagon Faces New Enemy: 10,000 Honey Bees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Pentagon high alert! "There were chuckles all around the Pentagon today as an alert notice appeared on computers warning buidling employees a swarm of bees had parked themsleves outside an entrance to the building"

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