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Parliament questions pesticide ban, mites hit hives, and almond-CCD theory

Parliament questions pesticide ban, mites hit hives, and almond-CCD theory | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
This week: a potential conflict of interests in Britain, mites decimate bees, and a peek at the new film More Than Honey
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Honey Bees Trained to Detect Cancer on Patients' Breath [VIDEO]

Honey Bees Trained to Detect Cancer on Patients' Breath [VIDEO] | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
New research suggests that honey bees can be trained to detect certain early-stage cancers in humans.
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Bees one of many pollinators infected by virus implicated in colony collapse disorder

Bees one of many pollinators infected by virus implicated in colony collapse disorder | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that native pollinators, like wild bees and wasps, are infected by the same viral diseases as honey bees and that these viruses are transmitted via pollen.
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The Rural Blog: Bees develop proteins that fight colony collapse

The Rural Blog: Bees develop proteins that fight colony collapse | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
"We have found a set of proteins which could be used to select colonies on their ability to resist Varroa mite infestation and can be used to find individuals with increased hygienic behavior. Given the increasing resistance of ...
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Black honeybees rediscovered in Britain

Black honeybees rediscovered in Britain | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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Gardening for bumblebees

Gardening for bumblebees | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Advice on which plants and flowers to grow to help bees. Gardens can be an oasis for bumblebees if the right species are planted.
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Adopt A Hive and save our "Bees" for our childrens future

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Benefits of Bee Pollen Proven Scientifically | Chicago Tapestry

Bee pollen benefits your every day health in several ways. Bee pollen boosts you power level together with preparing you to do everyday tasks at ideal efficiency level. Athletes prefer to utilize Bee pollen to boost their ...
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Bee Venom Mask: Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall's Anti-Aging Secret?

Bee Venom Mask: Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall's Anti-Aging Secret? | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Following the age-old maxim "If a royal has it, everyone wants" (at least that's the maxim we live by), bee venom masks have become the beauty treatment du jour.
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A Little Piece of Me: Green Bee Loaded with Pollen

A Little Piece of Me: Green Bee Loaded with Pollen | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Just thought I'd show you what you would miss amongst other things if the bees die out.
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Friends of the Bees index

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The mysterious disappearance of billions of bees could mean us losing a third of the food we eat

The mysterious disappearance of billions of bees could mean us losing a third of the food we eat | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Bees are in danger of dying out. But as TV chef Valentine Warner explains, they are responsible for one third of our food - and we need to fight back to save them.

This is the article to read if you want a complete overview of the bees plight.
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One World Column: In Parliament, money talks more loudly than caution about bees

One World Column: In Parliament, money talks more loudly than caution about bees | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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Huge honey bee losses across Canada dash hopes of upturn

Huge honey bee losses across Canada dash hopes of upturn | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Deaths of honey bee colonies across Canada doubled this past winter compared to the year prior. These devastatingly high mortality rates are becoming the new norm.
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Bees - Varroa Mite - Dr Denis Anderson Interview on 60 Minutes

http://www.beeawarenow.org/ Bee populations are dramatically diminishing. One of the main causes is the Varroa Mite. This video from a segment of 60 Minutes ...
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Hive humidity affects mite reproduction « Honey Bee Suite

Hive humidity affects mite reproduction « Honey Bee Suite | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Especially someone who knows something? Here's what happened. Last week I wrote a post called Mitekeeping for everyone, in which I say that the most important thing a beekeeper can learn is the Varroa mite life cycle and how it relates to ...
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Prison Planet.com » Scientists call for global ban on bee-killing pesticides

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Adventures in Beeland - Osterley, West of London

Adventures in Beeland - Osterley, West of London | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
“What are you doing tomorrow?” John Chapple had asked Emma and me, “Would you like to help me at Osterley?”. Well, when a beekeeping legend invites you down to some hives it...
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Ecobirder: Bumble Bee Macro

Ecobirder: Bumble Bee Macro | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Bumble Bee Macro. If you ever get close enough to a bee you might notice that they look kind of fuzzy. Their bodies are covered with many small hairs. These are actually called setae. The setae are very important to bees.
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Help Save Bees - 10 Things you can do to help save bees

Help Save Bees - 10 Things you can do to help save bees | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Here are the 10 main things you can do to help save bees from extinction. Even doing just one thing will make a difference to bees.
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HowStuffWorks "How Pollen Works"

HowStuffWorks "How Pollen Works" | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Pollen grains are, in essence, plant sperm. Check out HowStuffWorks.com to learn how pollen works.
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Anthophora Urbana (Male) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Anthophora Urbana (Male) | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
I have just reposted this to thank one of my contacts Reassure for taking the time to get an ID on this bee. Its a solitary ground bee. Spent ages on goolge and have found a blue banded bee from Australia, but they have a brown body.
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Mother Earth News Magazine

To make a pound of honey, a bee needs to visit 12 Million blooms. Thanks to Mother Earth News for that snippet on Twitter. Can you imagine how many people would be needed to hand pollinate blooms if the bees died out.
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Saving Hawaii’s Bees | Hawaii Reporter

Saving Hawaii’s Bees | Hawaii Reporter | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
BY AMY LEE (FOR THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR) - She stood unfazed as a swarm of busy bees buzzed all around her.
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Varroa Management: Drone Brood Sampling & Removal | Curbstone Valley

Varroa Management: Drone Brood Sampling & Removal | Curbstone Valley | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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