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4 hrs ago | News-Register

Bees go to summer school

Beekeeper Khalen Dunn removes a colony of bees from the wall of the Patton Middle School gym in McMinnville.

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Related Topix: Science, McMinnville, OR

8 hrs ago | Hack a day

Hacklet #9 Bugs and Fire

First up we have [Noel] who is saving the bees with Bee-O-Neo-Tweet-O . Bees are incredibly important, both to Earth's ecosystem and the food chain we humans need to survive.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Entomology

12 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

T&A grant helps give youngsters the beekeeping bug with schools project

With the honey bee population dwindling due to natural factors such as the unseasonal wet summers we have suffered in recent years, and the threat of the varroa mite which has wiped out 47 per cent of colonies in Yorkshire over the past five years, the need for education is now.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Entomology, Life, Food, Honey

15 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Environment

18 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Gretchen Voyle: Nest on home was made by wasps, not by bees

Q: I have a bee's nest on my house. It is hanging under the peak of the roof and is kind of teardrop-shaped.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit News

Plant a balm for the vanishing bees

A decade ago, bees of any kind were insecta non grata in most American gardens. Double that in swimming pool landscaping.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Entomology

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

80,000 bees being removed from Cape Coral home

A Cape Coral neighborhood is buzzing over a sign warning them of Africanized bees.

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Related Topix: Science

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Bees: A love story

Bees: A love story Instead of "getting rid" of bees, a Pittsford woman helps save them Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1n7Hu0R Sometimes they're cast as swarming Satans, malicious little insects that like nothing better than sinking their stingers in a little girl's foot.

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Related Topix: Science, Entomology

New York Daily News

Mich. man dies crashing into bee-filled home

The home, which had not been occupied for years, was infested by bees and the driver died at the scene.

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Related Topix: Science, Saginaw County, MI

DurhamRegion.com

Site C dam a threat to ecological values: report

Major development projects such as the Site C dam in British Columbia's Peace River watershed could threaten up to $8.6 billion in ecological values, suggests a report commissioned by the David Suzuki Foundation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Science

West Australian

Sweet balance

Few of us can resist a sweet treat. We're drawn to biscuits, chocolate and cake like bees to honey and experts believe we're hooked.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Science, Fruits, Recipes, Nutrition

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

Chaos Erupts At Child's Birthday Party After Bees Swarm Backyard In Harding Township

Police said the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Post House Road in Harding Township.

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Related Topix: Science, Kids, Family

Reuters

Book Talk: Paull's 'The Bees' looks at life inside the hive

Three years ago playwright Laline Paull began to notice bees in her garden in Sussex, southeast England.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

Scientific Blogging

Bees Know Their Business: They Learn Which Flowers Have The Best Pollen

Bumblebees can glean differences in pollen quality based on floral features like petal color and that informs their decision on where to land.

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Related Topix: Science

Naracoorte Herald

Busy bees ready for SA Variety Bash

A TEAM of four from the Upper SE are getting ready to pile into their 1979 Statesman and hit the road for the SA Variety Bash next week.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Science, The a-Team

Cloverdale Reporter

B.C. bees seen

Eric Stromgren demonstrates to visitors - standing safely behind glass - the art of beekeeping during the Honeybee Festival, held July 26 at the Honeybee Centre in Cloverdale.

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Related Topix: Science

Vancouver Courier

Sarah Common of Hives for Humanity

Or at least that's what organizers hope as the Carnegie branch of the Vancouver Public Library launches a new hub to connect Downtown Eastside residents curious about beekeeping and gardening.

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Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home

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.

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Related Topix: Science

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.

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

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.

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

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