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Sick Bees Worry Farmers -- SICK BEES should worry EVERYONE!

Sick Bees Worry Farmers -- SICK BEES should worry EVERYONE! | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
“The bee population is going down and down and down,” said Nemeth, executive vice president at Ontelaunee Orchards, which has acreage in Ontelaunee and Bern townships and Leesport. “One beekeeper I use every year ...
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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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Bee Photography

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Intro to Digital Photography l Bee Photography l Courtesy of the EAS

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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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Be an Urban Beekeeper for a Day

Be an Urban Beekeeper for a Day | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

If you happen to be in New York and want to experience Urban Beekeeping, this may be for you...

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A beautiful way to show off your honey harvest...

A beautiful way to show off your honey harvest... | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

The eco-friendly Honey Jar and Honey Stick are made of Acacia and Teak wood from managed forests.  A unique rope handle in the center of the jar's lid allows you to pull the center lid off to place the honey stick inside. 

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In the IS THIS FOR REAL CATEGORY: Bees feeding off human sweat?

In the IS THIS FOR REAL CATEGORY: Bees feeding off human sweat? | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it
A newly identified species of bee has been creating a buzz recently in New York, because it isn't your typical honey-makin' sweet nectar bee.
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Partially Africanized bees discovered in East Tennessee | wbir.com

Partially Africanized bees discovered in East Tennessee | wbir.com | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Africanized bees in East Tennessee confirmed by genetic testing...

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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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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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The Newest Jersey Girls!

The Newest Jersey Girls! | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Hyatt on the Hudson's newest residents - 36,000 honey bees!  Lucky ladies get exclusive rooftop access.  Local residents will love these new neighbors since they will notice a bumper crop from their gardens.  Give a Jersey fist pump to that!

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Kumquat Honey Marmalade Recipe | Fresh Tastes Blog | PBS Food

Kumquat Honey Marmalade Recipe | Fresh Tastes Blog | PBS Food | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

This recipe for a honey marmalade made with kumquats is simply yummy...

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Click here to save bees - 24 hours left!

Click here to save bees - 24 hours left! | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Pesticides are killing bees and threatening our food supply. In 24 hours, shareholders at the biggest chemical producer, Bayer, could vote to stop their toxic production. SIGN THE PETITION to have Bayer stop selling one type of pesticide

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Toxic Soil Kills Bees

Toxic Soil Kills Bees | Bees and Honey | Scoop.it

Research suggess that selenium disrupts the honeymaking process. Fewer foraging bees reduces the pollen and honey production needed to support co-workers and bee larvae... Serious repercussions on the food production for humans, too!

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