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Scientists could breed ‘superbees’ resistant to diseases

Scientists could breed ‘superbees’ resistant to diseases | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
A key set of genes involved in honey bee responses to diseases caused by viruses and parasites has been identified by researchers from multiple universities including Pennsylvania State University.
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Planting more flowers could help falling bee numbers to recover

Planting more flowers could help falling bee numbers to recover | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in Oxfordshire made the discovery as part of the largest ever study of wild bumblebees.
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Your Cereal Is Sending You a Subliminal Message to Help Bees - Motherboard

Your Cereal Is Sending You a Subliminal Message to Help Bees - Motherboard | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
In 2015, scientists reported that 42 percent of bee colonies in the US had died.
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Bee expert named in BBC Wildlife’s ‘conservation heroes’ list

Bee expert named in BBC Wildlife’s ‘conservation heroes’ list | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Professor Dave Goulson has been named alongside Sir David Attenborough as one of Britain’s most important conservation heroes.
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Yakima Herald Republic | Studies claim bees may be addicted to pesticides

Yakima Herald Republic | Studies claim bees may be addicted to pesticides | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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Hawaii bee project has lessons for Australia

Hawaii bee project has lessons for Australia | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Hawaii is winning the war against the destructive varroa mite, which is crippling honey bee populations.
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Breeding clean queens the aim of bee researcher based in Bendigo | Breaking National News and Australian News | Weekly Times Now

Breeding clean queens the aim of bee researcher based in Bendigo | Breaking National News and Australian News | Weekly Times Now | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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Bumblebee project under way in Peak District - BBC News

Bumblebee project under way in Peak District - BBC News | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
A three-year project to boost bumblebee numbers in the Peak District begins.
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About A, Bee, See: Who are our Pollinators and Why are They in Trouble? by Kenneth Eade - Freado

About A, Bee, See: Who are our Pollinators and Why are They in Trouble? by Kenneth Eade - Freado | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
From the author and photographer of the number one bestseller on the disappearance of the bees comes a beautifully illustrated children's book.
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Honey Bee Viruses, the Deadly Varroa Mite Associates - eXtension

Honey Bee Viruses, the Deadly Varroa Mite Associates  - eXtension | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
If your bees have Varroa, your bees have viruses. Authors: Philip A. Moore, Michael E. Wilson, and John A. Skinner Department of...
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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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Bumblebees make flowers grow bigger and smell sweeter

Bumblebees make flowers grow bigger and smell sweeter | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Gardeners have long known the importance of bees for pollination, but the insects can also help flowers grow bigger and smell more fragrant, scientists have discovered.
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One more reason why you should save the bees and why human pollinators would not have the same effect.
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New Zealanders steal beehives in honey 'gold rush'

New Zealanders steal beehives in honey 'gold rush' | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
New Zealand's bees are being stolen and traded by organised crime syndicates seeking to profit from skyrocketing honey prices, police and beekeepers said on Tuesday, proving that bees make money.
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5 Frame Nucleus - Honeyfields Bee Farm

5 Frame Nucleus - Honeyfields Bee Farm | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
5 Frame Nucleus, PREORDER FOR 2017 NOW! British Standard National (DN4frames) over-wintered or seasonally produced nucleus colonies available. Bees for sale
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Government approves bee-killing pesticides: press release - 38 Degrees

Government approves bee-killing pesticides: press release - 38 Degrees | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 26, 2016 11:28 AM
Ok to kill the bees?
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Bee colonies collapse 'as stressed young workers grow up too fast'

Bee colonies collapse 'as stressed young workers grow up too fast' | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Phenomenon may be a factor behind colony collapse disorder, which has seen bee populations plummet around the world
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Bee ban has caused a real buzz among Norfolk’s beekeeping community

Bee ban has caused a real buzz among Norfolk’s beekeeping community | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Bees are essential to plant pollination, provide us with honey, and for hundreds of years have produced wax used in candles.
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I live near a small holder who has 5 hives near the hedge.  Hoping I may get a sample of honey some time in the future.

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They Learn Which Flowers Have The Best Pollen - Science 2.0

They Learn Which Flowers Have The Best Pollen - Science 2.0 | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Bumblebees can glean differences in pollen quality based on floral features like petal color and that informs their decision on where to land. Bees do not sample pollen so it has been unclear how they determined quality.
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Eugene pesticide company fined $10,000 over bee deaths

Eugene pesticide company fined $10,000 over bee deaths | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
The Oregon Department of Agriculture announced Monday it levied a civil penalty of $10,000 against Glass Tree Care and Spray Service in Eugene, and $6,000 for the man who did the actual spraying.
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Bees make After Eight honey after eating mint fondant - Telegraph

Bees make After Eight honey after eating mint fondant  - Telegraph | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Bees have started producing honey which tastes of After Eight mints after eating fondant because nectar is in such short supply after the poor summer.
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Old news story maybe but new to me - made me smile as I like After Eight mints

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Paynes Bee Farm Ltd - Home of the Honey Bee

Paynes Bee Farm Ltd - Home of the Honey Bee | Save the Bees | Scoop.it
Paynes Bee Farm Ltd have been in the beekeeping business since 1922, so is able to expertly cater for all your beekeeping needs, as well as supplying a wide range of honey products to the South East of England and beyond.
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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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One more reason to Save the Bees

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