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2 hrs ago | Biggleswade Today

At one with nature

Bumble Bees Forest School are offering a fun way for children and young people to spend their summer holidays at their private nature reserve in Ickwell.


Related Topix: Science

6 hrs ago | TreeHugger

Nicotine-like pesticide blamed in bee deaths widespread in Midwestern rivers

In the first broad-scale study of rivers throughout the Midwest, the USGS has found neonicotinoids, the suspected bee-killing pesticides, widespread in rivers and streams.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

A busy day at the Farmers Market

The Sinclair Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. at Fairview Church. Being a well-filled basket.


Related Topix: Union County, SC, Union, SC, Clemson, SC, Science, Clemson University, Gaffney, SC

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Nyack Sketch Log: The Bees and Trees of Hummingbird Ranch

Twelve million bees and 1,500 trees keep Richard and Debbie Focht busy 365 days a year.


Related Topix: Science, Nyack, NY, Entomology, Ulster County, NY, Life, Food, Honey

Bournemouth Echo

10 things not to be missed at the New Forest Show

This year's event at New Park in Brockenhurst on July 29, 30 and 31 looks set to offer something for everyone.


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

The Gaston Gazette

In praise of bees and their honey

We take so much of our food supply for granted. One example that comes to mind is honey.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science, Agriculture, Fruits, Vegetables, Gaston County, NC

Fox News

6 things you might not know about bees

Many of us, when we think about bees, probably think about their stings, how they pollinate flowers, and how bumblebees seem too fat to be able to fly.


Related Topix: Science

Network World

RoboBees to save US agriculture ... in about 20 years

What man breaks, man can fix a at least, that's what we like to think. Consider, for example, bees.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science / Technology, Robots

Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Agriculture


Bees invade home in Porter

July 28, 2014 At least 80,000 bees is causing problems for a single father in Porter.


Related Topix: Science, Entomology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

NMSU researchers hope to boost bee population

An alarming drop in bee populations has caught the attention of researchers at NMSU's Agricultural Science Center in Los Lunas.


Related Topix: Los Lunas, NM, Science

Ag Professional

Study says neonics are widespread in Iowa waters

A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa , according to a government study released on Thursday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology


Beijing Based Artist Collaborates With Bees To Create His Sculptures

Bees are an intrinsic part of the natural world, and without them crops will fail, flowers won't bloom and the human race will be in big trouble, but there's another thing we'll be missing out on if bees become extinct-their natural artistic gifts.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture


How Do Honey Bees Stay Cool?

Honey bees , especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range.


Related Topix: Tufts University, Entomology


How Texas Man Survived 1,000 Killer Bees

A municipal worker who got stung by an estimated 1,000 bees while mowing a park lawn on Thursday was in stable condition.


Related Topix: Science, Wichita Falls, TX, Entomology

Globe and Mail

Pesticides, pollination and the bees' needs

Dan Davidson, is the President of the Ontario Beekeepers Association , which is fighting to ban the pre-treatment of agricultural seed which they say is adversely affecting the bee population.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey, 10-20, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Soils and bees benefit together from cover crops

The last few posts on these pages have touched on the pressures on what some might call the most important asset of any farm: healthy soil.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Madera County, CA

Hampshire Chronicle

Transparent pesticide studies urged

Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.

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Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Agriculture


Prime minister Harper's wife shrugs off bee sting, is used to bees

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting.


Related Topix: Science, Stephen Harper

New York Daily News

Africanized honey bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times

A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.


Related Topix: Science