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In Care2's Healthy and Green Living channel you can find a wide variety of information on all things bee related. From information about the danger bees face from pesticide use to medicine made by bees, as well as honey kitchen cupboard beauty tips and advice on bee sting prevention and treatment. For more on bees, honey and beekeeping, check out our recommended best bee sites below.
American Bee Journal - Find beekeeping events around the U.S. provided by the American Bee Journal.

Behoo - Check out this international beekeeping directory for all things bee related.

Beelief Apitherapy - This is an interesting site that explores the practice of using bee venom for medicinal purposes.

Cornell University's Master Beekeeper program - Become a beekepper! This site is intended for novice and experienced beekeepers alike.

Draper's Super Bee Apiaries - Watch a live beehive from this fun live bee web cam. You can also purchase observation hives.

Dr. Greene's Treatment of Beestings - One of our favorite green pediatricians shows how to treat beestings step by step.

Heifer International Gift of Bees Program - Find out how to help struggling families earn income through the sale of honey, beeswax and pollen with the Heifer International Gift of Bees program.

MAAREC Beekeeping Glossary - An invaluable A-Z of beekeeping terms, from the Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium.

MAAREC Colony Collapse Disorder - Colony Collapse Disorder is threatening bee populations across America, read all about it here.

National Honey Board - Check out this comprehensive site for professionals, and consumers, on beekeeping and honey production, marketing and salesówith lots of honey recipes.

PBS Nature Alien Empire - This very cool multimedia exploration of a beehive is great for ids, but has had a few adults glued to their computers as well.

Plan Bee Central - The mission of PlanBeeCentral.com is to become a hub for action to stop colony collapse disorder and other related bee deaths.

USDA Waggle Dance - Learn about this fascinating communication method used by bees to relay information on the location of a nectar source.