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1 hr ago | The Austin Chronicle

Why Can't We Bee Friends?

Central Texas Bee Rescue and the W Hotel hosted the second annual Black & Yellow Gala and Fashion Show yesterday, using the open-air pool deck despite the steady drizzle coming down throughout the event.

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5 hrs ago | The Olympian

Environmental Film Fest back for Earth Day

Organizers of Olympia Film Society's Environment Film Festival will show the German animated film "Moon Man" Sunday at Capitol Theater.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Theater, Arts, Science, Olympia, WA

9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Some nurseries offer plants that are safe for bees

Some nurseries are offering plants that are free of an insecticide that experts have partly blamed for a die-off of bee populations in recent years.

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Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home, Entomology

11 hrs ago | WMDT

Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets "three times the size of bees" began an assault.

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13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

National Garlic Day is Tomorrow: Five Awesome Local Garlic Dishes to Try

It adds layers of flavor to every type of food, almost everywhere in the world, and the bulbous plant is known for a multitude of health benefits: antioxidants, respiratory and circulatory benefits, anti-inflammatory properties, food poisoning prevention, vampire preventer - the list goes on.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Science, Life, Food, Garlic, Dania Beach, FL

17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

These kids? Artists all. Naturally

With April vacation coming up next week for local schoolchildren, Rollstone Studios is working with a number of community partners to offer kids of all ages a combination of art and environmental learning activities.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fitchburg, MA, Libraries, Painting, Arts, Science

19 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Our National Park is more than simply a green playground for the bank holidays'

This November will mark the 60th anniversary of the creation of the UK's third-largest protected green space: the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Argus

Summer blues for bees

Researchers from the University of Sussex Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects spent two years filming honey bees in its glass-fronted observation hives.

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The Independent

Deadly Asian hornets could be heading to Britain

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Bee hive gets new home in Destin

When the staff at Fresh Start looked out the office window Wednesday afternoon, they were stunned to notice a swarm of bees hovering under a tree.

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Related Topix: Destin, FL, Science

Herald Gazette

Midcoast art shows

The annual "Portland Show" at that city's Greenhut Galleries, an invitational group show around the theme of Portland, is up through Saturday, April 26, and includes work by several Midcoast artists including Alison Rector of Monroe, whose new "Washingotn Street Faux Pas" is pictured.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Monroe, ME, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Photography, Arts, Science, Belfast, ME

HipHopDx

[News] Wu Tang Killa Bees Member In Stable Condition After Severing Penis & Apparent Suicide Attempt

Andre Johnson, also known as Wu Tang Killa Bees' Christ Bearer, is reportedly in stable condition, but doctors were unable to reattach the rapper's penis.

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Related Topix: Science, North-Hollywood, CA

ECNmag

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots

The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics , in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation, in a similar way to how a swarm of bees or a flock of birds is able to carry out tasks collectively.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Environment

The Olympian

Soundings: Store wants to be a hub for urban gardeners

Building community and self-sufficiency through urban farming and gardening is what the Eastside Urban Farm & Garden Center is all about.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fayetteville Free Weekly

The Buzz About Bees

According to the UC Berkeley Backyard Bee Lab, we all should want bees in our backyards! But why, if bees can potentially sting us? "Without bees, there would be no chocolate, strawberries, or almonds!" At least 100 crops are pollinated by bees, and California almonds are pollinated 100 percent by bees.

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Related Topix: Science, UC Berkeley, Life, Food, Chocolate, Agriculture

This Is North Devon

Spring is tricky time for bees

SUNSHINE and dryer weather might look perfect for wildlife, but nevertheless the season presents difficulties for our bee population, as we discover in this latest report from North Devon Beekeeper's association chairman, Jack Mummery.

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National Geographic

Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens

A surprising finding about East African honeybees lends new hope to the fight against colony collapses in the West.

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Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Penn State University Park, Agriculture

KRQE Albuquerque

Dead bees raise community concerns

They're usually flying from flower to flower or hanging out at the hive. But when one Albuquerque woman stumbled across dozens of dead bees near a popular trail, she was worried.

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The Globe and Mail

Video: Passengers abuzz after plane hits swarm of bees

An Allegiant Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minnesota turned around shortly after take-off, after a swarm of bees clouded the windshield and got sucked into the engines.

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EKathimerini

Greenpeace warns Greek bees at risk due to 'toxic cocktail'

A new study by the environmental protection group Greenpeace has shown that the pollen collected by European bees contains up to 17 different pesticides, with checks on 10 pollen samples from beehives in Greece revealing seven of the chemicals.

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