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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

This week: Queens County Farm Museum will hold a screening of Earth Day film

With Earth Day coming up on Tuesday, April 22, Queens County Farm Museum is holding a very special screening of the documentary Growing Cities .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science

6 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Greenville Council of Garden Clubs' Spring Tour set for April 25-26

IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT TO DWELL...IS TO GARDEN.. AND THIS WEEK....YOU ARE INVITED TO SEE SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DWELLINGS IN GREENVILLE... LET'S WELCOME META ARMSTRONG WITH THE GREENVILLE COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

11 hrs ago | Redwood Times

Bee-ing mindful: Students learn how to move honeymakers into new hives

A Bayside farm was audibly abuzz on Saturday afternoon as instructor Garrett Brinton showed students how to transfer a honeybee colony into a hive without upsetting tens of thousands of winged, stinger-packing insects.

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Related Topix: Bayside, CA, Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Humboldt County, CA

15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland a welcome haven to city bees

The temperature was rising, and Khaled Almaghafi was trying to coax 20,000 bees out of a nest while hanging suspended 30 feet above Telegraph Avenue.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Slow Food, Local Food, Oakland, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Money to help save our bees

The Duchy of Lancaster has launched a new Beekeeping Grant to encourage its farm tenants to support the rapidly declining bee population.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Beekeepers search for answers as colonies show up damaged after almond farm pollination

As many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged this year after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley, and some beekeepers are pointing to pesticides used on almond orchards as a possible cause.

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

TheAlternativePress.com

County's EARTH Center Offers Day of Gardening Programs

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County invites you to participate in a series of workshops aimed at creating pollinator-friendly habitats.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Middlesex County, NJ, Science, Freehold, NJ

LiveScience

Science Suggests 'The Dog' Doesn't Exist

Marc Bekoff, emeritus professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is one of the world's pioneering cognitive ethologists, a Guggenheim Fellow, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, Science

RedOrbit

Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African...

Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time, according to an international team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Ecology, Agriculture, Genetics, Medicine

Flathead Beacon

County Denies Beekeeper License to Sell Raw Honey at Farmers Market

A Flathead City-County Board of Health meeting on April 17 had a not-so-sweet outcome for one Kalispell beekeeper.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Kalispell, MT, Science, Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture

Slate Magazine

Listen to the Plants

We are losing the war on bugs. Every year, we dump 1 billion tons of insecticides on them; every year, they eat up to a fifth of the crops we grow.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Entomology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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

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

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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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

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

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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Related Topix: Science, Entomology

The Independent

Deadly Asian hornets could be heading to Britain

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